A collection of related media regarding the Asmat people and culture
A World Away
Colleen Needles and Gary Feblowitz.
Supported by CBS TV, Needles and Feblowitz traveled to Asmat to photograph the Asmat environment and feasts.
Matjemosh: A Woodcarver
Dir. Adrian A. Gerbrands
Prod. Agency: Stichting Film En Wetenschap; Universitaire Film, Utrecht, Netherlands
Source (U.S.): University of California Extension Center
Source (U.S.): Rental-see Educational Film & Video Locator
Intl. Source: British Film Institute (GB) Commentary by Dr. Adrian A. Gerbrands, Assoc. Dir., National Museum of Ethnology, Leiden.
Publications available through the AMAA @ St. Thomas:
- Huber, Molly Hennen, Time and Tide: The Changing Art of the Asmat of New Guinea, from the collection of the American Museum of Asmat Art at the University of St. Thomas, Oceanic Graphics, Hui Zhou City, Guang Dong Province, China, 2009
- Konrad, Ursula, Alphonse Sowada, and Gunter Konrad, eds., Asmat: Perception of Life in Art, the Collection of the Asmat Museum of Culture and Progress, B. Külen Verlag, Mönchengladbach, Germany, 2002
- Konrad, Gunter, and Ursula Konrad, eds., Asmat Myth and Ritual: The Inspiration of Art, Venice, Italy, Erizzo Editrice, 1996
- Trenkenschuh, Frank, osc, ed. An Asmat Sketch Book, series, Diocese of Agats-Asmat, Advantage Printers, Chicago
Volume 1 & 2, 1972, 1982
Volume 3 & 4, 1984
Volume 5 Part A by Peter W. Van Arsdale, 1978
Volume 5 Part B by Peter W. Van Arsdale, 1978
Volume 7, 1983
Volume 8, 1981
Guide to specific Asmat artifacts, links to other sites, and a list of books.
Indo-Pacific Conservation Alliance Asmat Program
The Pacific Arts Association
An international organization devoted to the study of all the arts of Oceania.
ASAO - Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania
An international organization dedicated to compariative studies of the Pacific topics.
Informational network for student research, development workers, community leaders, government agencies on issues relevant to Papua.
Arsip Dokumen- Papuaweb Document Archive
List of new books, reports, articles.
Indo-Pacific Conservation Alliance
The Asmat / Special Topics Page
The Metropolitan Museum has an outstanding collection of Asmat art, the majority of which was collected in 1961 by Michael C. Rockefeller.