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Unformatted text preview: The house has a really unusual decoration. Its a Parliament House. What indigenous technology was required to assemble these? Cloaks made of bird feathers take an enormous amount of resources. Hawaiian king: Kamehameha the Great Maori Female Chief in traditional regalia. Note tattoo, ornamental sculpture, beaded quill vest European response to Polynesian people partially affected by Social Darwinism, in which white people considered superior to darker people Melanesian masked dancer: consider body paint a form of dress? Maori Canoe w/full crew complement HUGE! Used in war. Prow of Maori War canoe shwoing intricate sculptural form Maori Marae (meeting house) snowing canonical form and decorations Rongo Rongo script writing from Easter Island still has not been deciphered Boy with lightbulbs -> the transforming of an objects meaning BILAS, ornaments Relationship between intricacy of tattoos and technology...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course ARTH 6E taught by Professor Ogbechie during the Winter '08 term at UCSB.
- Winter '08