Just a very quick brain dump ...
The other day I was enjoying 'No. 1 Neighbour: Art in Papua New Guinea 1966-2016' before it came to a close. One work that I absolutely loved for its bright colours and bold lines was this one:
Why didn't I just refer to to by name? Because it's very long and has both native and English translations. To make sure that I give all the right info, the full label for the work is:
John Siune, Papua New Guinea 1965–2016, Kuman people, Chimbu Province / 1999 / Synthetic polymer paint on canvas / Collection: Helen and Paul Dennett / © Estate of the artist.
As soon as I saw it, I couldn't help but draw a parallel to a photograph by Fiona Foley in her 'Native Blood' body of work: