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dc.contributor.advisorBoberg, Ingrid
dc.contributor.advisorJervis, Ian
dc.contributor.authorManu, Pilimilose
dc.date.accessioned2013-11-25T03:22:10Z
dc.date.available2013-11-25T03:22:10Z
dc.date.copyright2013
dc.date.created2013
dc.date.issued2013-11-25
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10292/5981
dc.description.abstractThis project is a personal exploration of cultural values in relation to traditional and westernised influences, as they are received by young Pacific people. This project employs practice – based approaches, using video performance and audio. This is to negotiate positions from which to engage with the world, including emotional, cultural gender and emerging standpoints. In this respect the project explores the forces that impinge on how such standpoints might emerge, and how they might unfold over time. This space is not a void or an empty space but a space where things meet; where ideals relate. The Tongan term for this space between is ‘Va – Vā, Va’a, Vaha’; Va oe Kau Tonga, which translates to “The relations between Tongans/Tonga” or as I see it the differences between; a buoyance of differences, rising above, emerging and merging. The project brings together different questions and ideas to form an orchestra of difference that performs the work of arten_NZ
dc.language.isoenen_NZ
dc.publisherAuckland University of Technology
dc.subjectSpaces Betweenen_NZ
dc.subjectVaen_NZ
dc.subjectTonganen_NZ
dc.subjectTongaen_NZ
dc.titleSpaces between: a personal exploration of the VĀen_NZ
dc.typeThesis
thesis.degree.grantorAuckland University of Technology
thesis.degree.levelMasters Theses
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Art and Designen_NZ
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dc.rights.accessrightsOpenAccess
dc.date.updated2013-11-24T23:13:56Z


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