Refocusing Ethnographic Museums through Oceanic Lenses
- About the Book
- Philipp Schorch is head of research, State Ethnographic Collections Saxony, Germany, and honorary fellow at the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, Deakin University, Australia.
- Sean Mallon is of Samoan and Irish descent and is Senior Curator Pacific Cultures at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. He is the author of Samoan Art and Artists (2002) and co-edited Pacific Art Niu Sila: The Pacific dimension of contemporary New Zealand arts (2002) Tatau: Samoan tattoo, New Zealand art, global culture (2010) and Tangata o le Moana: the story of New Zealand and the people of the Pacific (2012). His exhibitions include Paperskin: the art of tapa cloth (with Maud Page) (2009); Tangata o le Moana (2007), Voyagers: discovering the Pacific and Tatau/Tattoo (2002). He has been a council member of The Polynesian Society since 2008
- Mara Mulrooney is director of cultural resources at Bishop Museum.
- Ty P. Kāwika Tengan is associate professor of ethnic studies and anthropology at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.
- Nina Tonga is Curator Pacific Art at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa.