Month: February 2015

moesgaard museum, de etnografiske samlinger, ethnography, collections, museum, aarhus, denmark, malangan, papua new guinea,

Malangan – Papua New Guinea

Think of someone you used to know. Someone not here anymore. What do you see? A mask-like figure with animal features and a mohawk? Probably not. But if you were from the province of New Ireland in Papua New Guinea, it might not be that […]

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moesgaard museum, de etnografiske samlinger, ethnography, collections, museum, aarhus, denmark, papua new guinea, yupini, jens bjerre, enga, death

Yupini – Papua New Guinea

Almost resembling a funky dancer expressing himself in the light of the disco ball, perplexed and surprised by his own moves, we were amused to learn that this little fella is actually connected to the afterlife of the Enga people of Papua New Guinea in […]

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