fr en it
linkedin facebook You tube twitter rss
sign up  |  log in

fleche-gauche   1 |  2 |  3 |  4 |  5  fleche-droite

Contact us

telephone grimaldi forum  
Tel :  +377 99 99 20 00
Fax : +377 99 99 20 01
mail grimaldi forum  

Tickets

telephone grimaldi forum  
Tel :  +377 99 99 30 00
horaires grimaldi forum  
du mardi au samedi
de 12h à 19h
mail grimaldi forum  

Point FNAC, Carrefour ...




On way for Papua New Guinea...

Until March 20th, “Regards sur la Papouasie Nouvelle Guinee” is an exhibition of photographs taken by Peter & Georgina Bowater in the early 1970s in the Highlands, especially in the Mendi area of the Southern Highlands and a mere 20 years after the Mendi peoples’ first serious contact with the outside world.

Even in the 1920s the Highlands of Papua New Guinea were believed to be uninhabited.  It was not until the mid 1930s that this huge island’s apparently impenetrable mountain ranges were discovered to be the home of an extensive and orderly agrarian civilisation over 4000 years old.

The Highlanders’ sophisticated but enigmatic culture had flourished for thousands of years but in the 1970s was still firmly in the stone age.  The selection of photographs in this exhibition sets out to show aspects of a colourful and vital way of life, intensely theatrical and richly symbolic.  Customary gatherings and displays provided both entertainment and insight for the people. 




Last news

15 October 2014

It's almost time for the Last Metro


14 October 2014

In the Semianyki Family, I ask for the father, the mother and...


13 October 2014

Romeo, Juliette... and Anna Netrebko!


29 September 2014

Extra time for the exhibition Grace Kelly at the Palace Het Loo


10 September 2014

A program with a strong Russian accent!