Matjemosh

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Matjemosh

  • 1964 ----- color ----- 27 min ----- 16mm
  • Matjemosh, a woodcarver of the Asmat tribe on the southwest coast of New Guinea, is shown creating several works of art. Process of making a drum is filmed in detail from selection of wood to final carved decoration. Includes scenes of everyday life in the village of Amanamkai.
  • Topics: (Anthropology: Cultural, Art: Tribal, Austronesia)