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Fijian masi: a traditional art form.

Gale Scott Troxler

Fijian masi: a traditional art form.

by Gale Scott Troxler

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Published by Piedmont Press in Greensboro, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Fiji.
    • Subjects:
    • Tapa -- Fiji.,
    • Textile fabrics -- Fiji.,
    • Ethnology -- Fiji.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 79-83.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU600 .T76
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 94 p.
      Number of Pages94
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3898032M
      LC Control Number81460013

      The most basic form of the Manulua is a motif in the shape of 4 inverted isosceles triangles, arranged diagonally in a cross form,this version of the motif is also commonly used on Fijian Masi. There is a clear change in the choice making of design motifs in Tonga between the nineteenth and twentieth century.   The key rationale for protesting Air Pacific's ill-advised attempt to register traditional Fijian masi design and imagery (kesakesa) as it's own trademarks, is that this is a blatant attempt to steal and control the use of elementary historic and cultural patterns forged for thousands of years by Fijian tradition and cultural heritage. It follows that this action has caused great indignation.

      Fijian airline Air Pacific is set to rebrand as Fiji Airways, with the new identity created by a local artist and based on traditional Masi artwork. Rebranding Fiji Airways - Art and design inspiration from around the world - CreativeRoots59 pins. that had prompted my visit — the making of Vatulele’s traditional women’s product, barkcloth.1 This is commonly referred to by Westerners as tapa, but in Fijian is called masi, and in Vatulelean mahi.2 Assumptions and puzzles Among the various traditional arts that survive in Fiji, barkcloth has always been of particular interest to by: 4.

      Designed by a renowned local Fijian Masi artist, the new symbol in the brandmark brings Fiji’s culture and heritage to life by linking the name ‘Fiji Airways’ with this highly respected and traditional art form that has been a part of Fijian culture for several centuries. 'Ika' is the Fijian word for fish. This hand-painted two-fish bookmark, made from traditional Fijian barkcloth or 'masi' comes in 5 colours. Fijian ‘masi’ is produced by village women on islands such as Vatulele. A renewable resource, masi is made by harvesting strips of bark from specially grown paper-mulberry trees.


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Fijian masi: a traditional art form by Gale Scott Troxler Download PDF EPUB FB2

Masi Masi (courtesy Fiji Museum) Masi and tapa are names for bark cloth. This art form is practised in many regions of the South Pacific and in several areas of Fiji.

Masi has many uses, including as ceremonial dress, wall decorations and more recent Fijian masi: a traditional art form.

book such as table mats and handbags. It also makes a fine souvenir for visitors. About this Item: Charles-Frederick Publishers, Greensboro, North Carolina - softcover booklet, 14cms x 19cms This is an unusual guide to the traditional Fijian craft of bark cloth (or 'masi') making, providing the history and accounts of the use of 'masi' in Fiji before European cloth was introduced.

It includes information on colours, patterns, methods, tools and materials, symbolism. Fijian masi: A traditional art form Paperback – January 1, by Gale Scott Troxler (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Contents. WHAT IS MASI. 1: MASI TODAY. Fijian Masi: A Traditional Art Form: Illustrated by: Gale Scott Troxler: Edition: 3: Publisher: Charles-Frederick, Original from: University of Minnesota: Digitized: 22 Jan Get this from a library.

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by Gale Scott Troxler | Jan 1, out of 5 stars 1. Paperback Book Depository Books With Free. The culture of Fiji is a tapestry of native Fijian, Indian, European, Chinese, and other e polity traditions, language, food costume, belief system, architecture, arts, craft, music, dance, and sports which will be discussed in this article to give you an indication of Fiji's indigenous community but also the various communities which make up Fiji as a modern culture and.

Book Description: Barkcloth, or masi, is the traditional art form of the women of Vatulele Island. Its manufacture continues to flourish, even increase, while many other arts are declining, despite the fact that most of its functional roles have been usurped by Western cloth and paper.

May 3, - Explore feejee11's board "Masi" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Polynesian art, Fiji and Fiji culture pins. Barkcloth, or masi, is the traditional art form of the women of Vatulele Island.

Its manufacture continues to flourish, even increase, while many other arts are declining, despite the fact that most of its functional roles have been usurped by Western cloth and paper. This book explores this apparent paradox and concludes that the reasons lie in the ability of its identity functions to buffer.

Drawing is a form of visual art in which a person uses various drawing instruments to mark paper or another two-dimensional medium. Instruments include graphite pencils, pen and ink, inked brushes, wax color pencils, crayons, charcoal, chalk, pastels, various kinds of erasers, markers, styluses, various metals (such as silverpoint), and electronic drawing.

Bula was designed for Fiji Airways. It is inspired by Makereta Matemosi’s traditional Masi crafted for the airline, an ancient art form that embodies Fiji’s traditions and spirit.

Air Pacific has applied to the Government of Fiji to trademark various traditional masi motifs. Barkcloth, or masi, is the traditional art form of the women of Vatulele Island. Its manufacture continues to flourish, even increase, while many other arts are declining, despite the fact that most of its functional roles have been usurped by Western cloth and paper.

This book explores this apparent paradox. Barkcloth, or masi, is the traditional art form of the women of Vatulele Island.

Its manufacture continues to flourish, even increase, while many other arts are declining, despite the fact that most of its functional roles have been usurped by Western cloth and paper. This book explores this apparent paradox and concludes that the reasons.

Barkcloth, or masi, is the traditional art form of the women of Vatulele Island. Its manufacture continues to flourish, even increase, while many other arts are declining, despite the fact that most of its functional roles have been usurped by Western cloth and by: 4. Rasolo was a Fijian High Chief.

Family. Father of Rasolo was Chief Niumataiwalu of ’s mother was Lady Tarau of Tovu Totoya. He was a brother of Lady Sivoki and Uluilakeba I and half-brother of Matawalu.

Rasolo’s first wife was Lady son was Malani. His second wife was from bore Soroaqali and Lalaciwa to Rasolo. Lady Radavu was the third wife of : Niumataiwalu.

Ai I Vola Ni SERE: Ni Lotu Wesele E Viti (Fijian Hmyn Book) Item Information. Condition: FIJIAN MASI: A TRADITIONAL ART FORM By Gale Scott Troxler. $ Free shipping.

Software Engineering for Resilient Systems: 7th International Workshop, SERE $ $ Free Rating: % positive. Staying Fijian: Vatulele Island Barkcloth and Social Identity by Rod Ewins. Published by the University of Hawai'i Press.

ISBN Recommended retail price $ Barkcloth, or masi, is the traditional art form of the women of Vatulele Island. Its manufacture continues to flourish, even increase, while many other arts are declining. Get this from a library.

Staying Fijian: Vatulele Island barkcloth and social identity. [Rod Ewins] -- "Barkcloth, or masi, is the traditional art form of the women of Vatulele Island. Its manufacture continues to flourish, even increase, while many other arts are declining, despite the fact that most.

Fijian tradition and ceremony is a living way of life that has remained intact for millennia, evolving as the Fijian nation has modernised over time, with various external influences from Pacific neighbours, and European and Asian society.

The term Fijian in this article refers to "indigenous Fijians" or "I Taukei" as the term Fijian generally includes all citizens of Fiji. Fijian War clubs with large amounts of mana were sometimes placed in a temple to the gods of war.

They became ritual objects in funerary rites and certain craft ceremonies. Types of a club can be further divided by surface ornamentation and design, type of wood, and by the type and nature of coir sennet wrapping.These designs, as well as many others used by Fiji Airways, take inspiration from traditional Fijian Masi art, which is steeped in Fiji’s culture and folklore.

Indeed, when researching Fiji Airways new look, the design team travelled to Fiji’s remote Mamanuca outer islands to .Book Info Staying Fijian. Book Description: Barkcloth, or masi, is the traditional art form of the women of Vatulele Island. Its manufacture continues to flourish, even increase, while many other arts are declining, despite the fact that most of its functional roles have been usurped by.