Cultural History In Focus | "The Great Chief's House at Baruyulasara Pulau Tello, The Batu Islands, Indonesia" by Jerome Feldman

 

Ancestral Altar, Batu Islands, Nias | Before 1931
© Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen | The Netherlands

 
 
 

The Great Chief's House at Baruyulasara Pulau Tello, The Batu Islands, Indonesia

from Insular Diversity: Architecture - Culture - Identity in Indonesia

by Jerome Feldman

 
 
 
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This article was generously provided by Jerome Feldman.

 

Ancestor Figure, Batu Islands, Nias | Late 19th Century
© Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen | The Netherlands

Altar Panel, Batu Islands, Nias | Late 19th Century
© Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen | The Netherlands

Ancestor Figure from an Altar, Batu Islands, Nias | 19th Century
© Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen | The Netherlands

Carved Women's Bracelet, Telo Island, Batu Islands, Nias | Late 19th Century
© Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen | The Netherlands

Ancestral Altar, Batu Islands, Nias | Before 1931
© Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen | The Netherlands

 
 

Gathering Place with Stone Benches, Batu Islands
© Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen | The Netherlands

Altar Panel, Batu Islands, Nias | Before 1920
© Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen | The Netherlands

Ancestor Figures in Baroejoe Lasara, Telo Island | 1922
© Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen | The Netherlands

House of the Leader of Seboeasi, Baroejoe Lasara, Telo Island
© Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen | The Netherlands

Ancestor Figure in Baroejoe Lasara, Telo Island | 1922
© Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen | The Netherlands

 
 

Jerome Feldman

 

Jerome Feldman is a Professor of art history at Hawaiʻi Pacific University in Honolulu and lectures at the Department of Art and Art History atMānoa during Summer sessions. His specialization is in the arts of Tribal Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands. Feldman has conducted field studies in remote islands of Indonesia, and Polynesia. He has written many articles and books, has studied museum collections in Europe, Asia, the Pacific and America and has aided in several important exhibitions including The Eloquent Dead at the Fowler Museum at UCLA, Nias Tribal Treasures at the Volkenkundig Museum Nusantara in Delft, and Beyond the Java Sea, a Smithsonian sponsored traveling exhibition. In fall 2004 he was the Slade Visiting Professor at Kings College, Cambridge University, England.

Education

PhD | Columbia University
M.A. | University of Hawai’i at Manoa
B.A. | City University of New York

Research Highlights

• “The Great Chief’s House at Baruyulasara, Pulau Tello, the Batu Islands, Indonesia” in Lehner, E., I. Doubrawa, Ikaputra. Insular Diversity Architecture, Culture, Identity in Indonesia, Vienna Institute for Comparative Research in Architecture, 2013: 119-128.
• “Art-Southeast Asia,” in Mcneill et al. Art in World History, Great Barrington: Berkshire Pub.: 130-135.
• With Gruber, P., M. Melcher, J Kurt-Nielsen, “Replacement of Tradition- Comparative View of the Architectural Development of the Village of Hilimondregeraya in Nias, Indonesia,” Cultural Heritage and New Technologies, 14th Congress . eBook edition, Vienna: 2010.

 
 
Arc of the Ancestors Indonesian Art from the Jerome L. Joss Collection at UCLA Jerome Feldman
Nias Tribal Treasures Jerome Feldman
The Eloquent Dead Ancestral Sculpture of Indonesia and Southeast Asia Jerome Feldman
Beyond The Java Sea Art of Indonesia's Outer Islands Jerome Feldman

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Author | Jerome Feldman
Publication | “Insular Diversity: Architecture - Culture - Identity in Indonesia”
Publisher | © IVA-ICRA
Editors | Erich Lehner, Irene Doubrawa, Ikaputra
Year of Publication | © 2013