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The Resource Two laws, one big spirit : Rusty Peters, Peter Adsett, [edited by Stephen Grant and Bridget Pirrie]

Two laws, one big spirit : Rusty Peters, Peter Adsett, [edited by Stephen Grant and Bridget Pirrie]

Label
Two laws, one big spirit : Rusty Peters, Peter Adsett
Title
Two laws, one big spirit
Title remainder
Rusty Peters, Peter Adsett
Statement of responsibility
[edited by Stephen Grant and Bridget Pirrie]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The 'Two Laws' project was a dialogue in paint between an Indigenous man - Rusty Peters - presenting Indigenous Cultural Law, and a white man - Peter Adsett, a New Zealander who paints in a western modernist art style; exhibition of fourteen paintings (seven pairs); Rusty Peters speaks both Giga and Kimberley Kriol; aspects of personal and cultural history; place of birth; being ceremonially smoked as a baby; different knowledge systems and communication; differences between black and white ways in action and communication; teaching place; the different languages of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people; great-grandfather's burial place; black and white as sharingthe same spirit; grandfather's country at Tharlinyman; conception and naming of the project; interpretation of the word 'law; painting as conversation; painting materials; views of country
Cataloging source
ISBN
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • approximately 1934-
  • 1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Grant, Stephen
  • Lee, Mary Alice
  • Peters, Rusty
  • Adsett, Peter
  • GrantPirrie Gallery
  • Aboriginal Art Museum (Utrecht, Netherlands)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Peters, Rusty
  • Adsett, Peter
  • Kofod, F. M
  • Oliver, Tony
  • Mora, William
  • Grant, Stephen
  • Lee, Mary Alice
  • MacAdam, Charlie
  • Noakes, Kate
  • GrantPirrie Gallery
  • Painting, Australian
  • Painting, Aboriginal Australian
  • Artists, Aboriginal Australian
Label
Two laws, one big spirit : Rusty Peters, Peter Adsett, [edited by Stephen Grant and Bridget Pirrie]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Foreword by Georges Petitjean
Contents
Two laws / Stephen Grant -- Two artists : one big spirit : Gija Stories about the "Two laws, one big spirit" paintings told by Rusty Peters to Frances Kofod / transcribed and translated by Frances Kofod [includes parallel interviews by Mary Alice Lee and Kate Noakes with Peter Adsett] -- What is two laws? / Mary Alice Lee
Control code
000026124326
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
52 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Isbn
9780975140413
Other physical details
col. ill.
Label
Two laws, one big spirit : Rusty Peters, Peter Adsett, [edited by Stephen Grant and Bridget Pirrie]
Publication
Note
Foreword by Georges Petitjean
Contents
Two laws / Stephen Grant -- Two artists : one big spirit : Gija Stories about the "Two laws, one big spirit" paintings told by Rusty Peters to Frances Kofod / transcribed and translated by Frances Kofod [includes parallel interviews by Mary Alice Lee and Kate Noakes with Peter Adsett] -- What is two laws? / Mary Alice Lee
Control code
000026124326
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
52 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Isbn
9780975140413
Other physical details
col. ill.

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