Sepik spirit house wins acclaim at Brisbane exhibition | Pacific Beat

Sepik spirit house wins acclaim at Brisbane exhibition

Sepik spirit house wins acclaim at Brisbane exhibition

Updated 10 December 2012, 18:42 AEDT

A spirit house built by artists from the Sepik region in Papua New Guinea has made a big impact at the opening of the Asia Pacific Triennial of contemporary art in Queensland's state capital, Brisbane.

It's the gallery's flagship event and a significant one in Australia's cultural calendar, spanning four months and attracting thousands of visitors.

Isabelle Genoux went to the opening at the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art and filed this report

Presenter: Isabelle Genoux

Speaker: Australia's High Commissioner in PNG, Ian Kemish, Sepik artist Nikif Kiwall and Curator Ruth McDougal

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