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Digital repatriation only of PNG ancient Malagan masks | Pacific Beat

Digital repatriation only of PNG ancient Malagan masks

Digital repatriation only of PNG ancient Malagan masks

Updated 12 December 2012, 12:36 AEDT

Papua New Guinea's famous Malagan mask makers are about to be presented with the work of their ancestors in digital form.

It's part of a digital repatriation trial.

They will see 3-D images of masks that were taken from their island to Europe generations ago.

Presenter:Geraldine Coutts

Speaker:Dr Graeme Were, University of Queensland

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