Art of Ethnography: Images from Trobriand Islands Fieldwork (Opening 31 August 2012)

Exhibition Opening: 5pm, 31 August 2012, McDonald Room, Menzies Library.

An exhibition celebrating the people and culture of the Trobriand Islands of Papua New Guinea, photographed by ANU Pacific History and Anthropology student Andrew Connelly, will be on display in the Menzies Library from 3 September 2012 – 25 February 2013. Trobriand art and rare early drawings will also be on display.

This exhibition will be opened by His Excellency Mr Charles Lepani, Papua New Guinea’s High Commissioner to Australia.

Please RSVP by phone (02) 6125 2005 or email (

On Monday 10 September, Andy Connelly will present The View from Losuia: History, Ethnography and Photography in the Trobriand Islands. This seminar that will review the trajectory of his doctoral research into indigenous and colonial historicities in the Trobriand Islands of Papua New Guinea, with an emphasis on his fieldwork experiences and photography.

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