The Asmat believe that there is a close relationship between humans and trees, and recognize wood as the source of life.
La Tribu Asmat exhibition posters take on a life of their own in the streets of Paris
Music TETIGO – Indonesian Artists
Starting Wednesday Oct 19, 2011 to January 19, 2012, Emilio Robba will present an exhibition of Asmat Art; woodcarvings and objects created by the Asmat population located in the Irian Jaya Provence of southwest New Guinea.
To the Asmat, art serves as a powerful bridge between the human and spirit worlds. The woodcarver’s art is a form of communication between the living and the dead. To the Asmat all living thing, including deceased relatives, have a spiritual life. The wood carvings serve to make the spiritual life tangible, helping to bring the carvers community into balance with the world of the spirits.
In a gallery filled with plants and flowers Emilio Robba creates the setting for the origins of nature interpreted by the Art Asmat.
Emilio Robba 29-33 Galerie Vivienne, Paris France 75002 T. 01 4261 7143
To keep a two-story entrance hall of this size filled with beautiful bouquets of natural flowers, one would need a designated florist on site. The silk flower alternative is ideal. To stem the boredom of always looking at the same decor, this client invested is two different groups of flower arrangements and uses them alternately to keep the room looking fresh and spontaneous.