Tag Archive: Torres Strait Art

Burru: Combs from the Strait’s Past

When christian missinoaries firstcame to the islands of the Torres Strait, they brought the first real introduction to western culture with them. Ordinary household objects to the missionaries were foreign to the Islanders,… Continue reading

Large as Life

Have you ever looked at a polystyrene esky and thought to yourself… I could make a dugong out of that? Using only tools he had around the home and materials found around his… Continue reading