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The Extended Hawaiian Body

March 4, 2018 - May 4, 2018
Mānoa Campus, Krauss Hall, John Young Museum of Art

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.

This exhibition features the work of nine contemporary Hawaiian artists: Bernice Akamine, Maile Andrade, Kaili Chun, Kaui Chun, April Drexel, Noelle Kahanu, Kapulani Landgraf, Marques Marzan,and Maika'i Tubbs.

Dr. Deborah Waite, professor of Pacific art history, is curator of the exhibition.

Gallery hours + admission: Mon. – Fri. 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sun. 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. Closed Saturdays; Prince Kūhiō Day, Mar. 26; Good Friday, Mar. 30; Easter, Apr. 1. By appointment: Spring Break, Mar. 27 – 29. Free admission. Donations are appreciated. Parking fees may apply.


Ticket Information
Hours: see above

Event Sponsor
Art & Art History, Mānoa Campus

More Information
Sharon Tasaka, (808) 956-8364, gallery@hawaii.edu

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