Lucent Aboriginal And Pacific Works From The Collection

'Lucent' draws together works from the Aboriginal and Pacific collections, illuminating connections and differences between the cultures. Evocations of light and its absence are explored through works ranging from installations of great majesty to intimate adornments for the body.

Art Exhibition previously on at Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) in Queensland, Australia.
From Saturday 03 December 2016 to Monday 10 July 2017

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Published by GAGOMA on Wednesday 24 August 2016.
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Multiple feathered Banumbirr (Morning star) poles associated with creation stories engage with a 22 metre black Ngatu Ta Uli (barkcloth) used within mourning rituals, as do decorative and ceremonial pearlshell pendants from both cultures and textiles.