The Bilum: How Do You Carry Your Things?
Brooks Hall, Charlottesville, VA 22904, Charlottesville, VA 22903
- Presented By: Brooks Hall
- Dates: April 25, 2021
- Location: Brooks Hall
- Time: 8:00 PM to 7:59 PM
- Price: : 0.00
Most of the bilums in this exhibit were made by women and given to Anthropology professors Lise Dobrin and Ira Bashkow during their fieldwork in Papua New Guinea. Curated by students in Dobrin’s spring 2020 course “Curating Culture: Collection, Preservation, and Display as Cultural Forms”, they are presented here in the spirit in which they were intended: to carry the story of the people who gave them out into the world.