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A study of a Samoan Savage: Head with Pelvimeter

C-type print 1000 x 800 mm - The five works from Yuki Kihara’s 2015 series A Study of a Samoan Savage show a man as a manifestation of the Pacific demi-god Maui, being examined. The images show the use of medical instruments in the human body’s evaluation and reference the role of photography in 19th-century scientific and pseudo-scientific ana...
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