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www.mosleyart.com/pacific-cultures

" Explain how differences in environment, including available resources, affect the nature of the visual arts in the Pacific. Include architectural forms and body adornment in your answer." This particular project will focus on the resources and procedures put into art forms of Polynesian culture, focusing more on architecture and clothing.

www.reference.com/beauty-fashion/body-adornment-e470146bca...

Body adornment is something that a person puts on or changes to embellish upon himself. It can beautify one’s outer self, heighten self-esteem, be a sign of status or even serve as a cultural symbol. According to Dictionary.com, adornment is meant to increase attractiveness and/or act to create personal beautification.

www.missionhouses.org/past-exhibitions-cat/70-body...

Body Language: Adornment & Identity in the Pacific November 5, 2004 - February 5, 2005 A unique and landmark exploration of the Pacific Islands’ particularly rich history of cultural change, adaptation and resistance, evolution in gender roles and more, all told through the fascinating and often surprising lens of bodily adornment.

www.chegg.com/homework-help/questions-and-answers/body...

How does body adornment function in Pacific cultures? Discuss as many specific examples of the different forms of body ornamentation introduced in this chapter as possible as you develop your answer to this essay question.

www.britannica.com/place/Polynesia

Polynesian culture, the beliefs and practices of the indigenous peoples of the ethnogeographic group of Pacific Islands known as Polynesia (from Greek poly ‘many’ and nēsoi ‘islands’). Polynesia encompasses a huge triangular area of the east-central Pacific Ocean.The triangle has its apex at the Hawaiian Islands in the north and its base angles at New Zealand (Aotearoa) in the west ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jewellery_in_the_Pacific

Many examples of Pacific jewellery exist. As with the rest of the world, every Polynesian culture had at least one form of body adornment. Even the Rapa Nui people of Easter Island, a small island over 2,000 miles from any land mass, had jewellery.Examples of their jewellery can be found on the giant moai they left behind, some of which wear pukao headdresses.

the.honoluluadvertiser.com/article/2004/Dec/26/il/il10p.html

Posted on: Sunday, December 26, 2004. The decorated people of the Pacific islands. By David C. Farmer Special to The Advertiser. The body adornment found in Hawai'i, the Marquesas and Micronesia — both before and since contact with the West — tells a rich history of cultural change, adaptation and resistance, and evolving gender roles.

www.academia.edu/25670081/Re-generating_Pacific_Cultural...

Re-generating Pacific Cultural Identity Lisa Hilli This article is an edited version of a presentation given at the Global Perspectives on the Museum session, College Art Association Annual Conference, New York, February 2015.

blogs.uoregon.edu/anandani/sample-page/iv-artifact-4-body...

My family is more western and belief in rationality more over culture and religion. They belief of body adornment is shown by wearing an expensive designer suit, shoes and an expensive watch. This type of adornment does not reflect on me at this point in life but are types of adornment that interest me the most.

theculturetrip.com/pacific/articles/top-10-incredible...

With a long history of colonization by European countries, the islands have a rich cultural and historical heritage that draws from both its own traditions as well as those of its colonial past. We take a look at the top 10 contemporary artists whose practices are inspired by their history and culture.