|The Star of Bethlehem, the birth of Jesus,|
and the Magi portrayed in the Kwoma visual language
Merry Christmas to all!
Check out this article about Wycliffe Australia member Peter Brook and his ethno arts research among the Kwoma people of Papua New Guinea. Using photography and video Peter documents local artistic expressions, seeking to better understand world views, cultures and cultural art forms.
The article briefly explains the importance of cultural art forms and the challenge to preserve and adapt them in an increasingly globalized world. It also defines what an Arts Specialist is, and how one's research can be used to benefit indigenous societies and the church.