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APT commemorative bag, 2009

For the Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art focus Issue 47.2, Summer 2009, ni-Vanuata weavers from Mataso Island, Mataso-Ohlen and Unakapu Village created a commemorative ‘bible bag’ basket. Hand-woven with local colours and humorous Bislama texts, the baskets developed from a 2004 workshop with Newell Harry. 

Artist: Mataso Weavers
Title: APT commemorative bag
Date: 2009
Edition size: 100
Medium: Dye and pandanus
Dimensions: Variable
Price: $80 (incl. GST)
(All profits from sale are returned to the community)