Samoan Siapo: Art, Tradition and Change

Location:Samoa
Subject:Tapa; Textile fabrics; Social life and customs
Length:26 minutes
Format:1/2 inch VHS
Hue:Color
Year Released:1999
Series:
Director:Jeff Belt, Caroline Vercoe
Producer:Jeff Belt, Caroline Vercoe
Distributor:Creative New Zealand
Library Code:UHM AV/C VIDEOTAPE 19726; University of Auckland, Continuing Education VIDEO V01-151
Description:Produced in association with the Audiovisual Production Unit, University of Otago. This video about siapo, commonly known as tapa or bark cloth, offers insights into its cultural significance and function, including detailed documentation of its manufacturing techniques and interviews with leading Samoan artists.
Record No:2524
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