Over 3500 performers and arts practitioners from across the Pacific are converging in Honiara, Solomon Islands, for the 11th Festival of the Pacific Arts. Our Collections Coordinator Dion Peita reports from Day 1...
29 Jun 2012
In early June this year Stan Florek presented a paper at the conference ‘Nawi – exploring Australia’s indigenous watercraft,’ held at the Australian National Maritime Museum (31 May – 1 June 2012). This is a summary of this presentation.
The site now allows embedding of movies from Youtube! This week we have added two movies from Ian Banks and another that shows a rare Sharptail Sunfish. We were really pleased to be able to add images of Painted Sweetlip that showed the changes that occur as the fish matures. A fantastic image of a Threadfin Dragonfish by AM photographer Stuart Humphreys was the icing on the cake. Thank you as always to everyone who contributed during the week.
I recently spent a day with some of our Fashion Less Waste 2012: Deep Oceans judges – Louise Olsen from Dinosaur Designs, Kelley Sheenan from Peppermint Magazine and Kelly Elkin from ALAS. It was time to choose the finalists of this fashion design competition.