Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

{Cultures Get } {Together for Artistic Event}; {the Neighbourhood Centre} {Puts on a Show}

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

{Cultures Get } {Together for Artistic Event}; {the Neighbourhood Centre} {Puts on a Show}

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KATHY McCrae took a new look at the art world, after listening to artist Prisca Chant discuss her works at the Pacific Island Art and Dinner event last week.

"It was very interesting, listening to (Ms Chant) because I had never looked at art in the way that she described," Mrs McRae said.

"She looked outside the square, and it really made me stop and think."

Born in Tahiti, guest speaker Ms Chant completed a Masters degree in museum studies at the University of Queensland, after completing a Masters in visual arts at the University of Provence in France.

Ms Chant's talk focused on the representation of Pacific migrants and their sense of identity and displacement, capturing the imagination of the two dozen guests.

Mrs McCrae and her husband Bob enjoyed viewing the thought-provoking conversation and the colourful artworks on display.

"We enjoyed seeing something a little bit different," Mrs McCrae said.

"It was like a modern-day look at traditional art - I wonder how their interpretations will change in the next 10 or 20 years. …

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