The Extended Hawaiian Body
March 4 – May 4, 2018
John Young Museum of Art
Opening Reception: Sunday, March 4, 2018
3-5 p.m. at the Art Gallery
Combined reception for the openings for The Extended Hawaiian Body, Material Slip at the Commons Gallery, and 2018 MFA Thesis Exhibitions at The Art Gallery, UHM
The Extended Hawaiian Body features works by:
Artists participating in this exhibition deal with various aspects of the Hawaiian body extended. This can involve kino lau, the many physical forms taken by Hawaiian akua (deities) or ‘aumakua (family deities), but the concept applies to other metaphoric extensions of the collective Hawaiian “body” as well. Artists may address aspects of (reactions to) colonialism as well as the post/colonial Hawaiian body.
Dr. Deborah Waite, professor of Pacific art history at UHM, is the curator of this exhibition.
Gallery hours + admission:
Mon. – Fri. 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Closed weekends; Spring break Mar. 26 – 30.
Free admission. Donations are appreciated.
Parking fees may apply.
Kū I Mauli Ola, Standing in the Essence, 2002-2018
96 x 144 inches