Sand Drawings of Vanuatu - Mike Franjieh Wed, 2012-05-02 19:31

Sand drawing is a unique art form only found in the Vanuatu archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean. They are a unique form of communicational art which represent physical objects as well as stories of the local populace, and are listed by UNESCO as part of the intangible cultural heritage of humanity, in need of safeguarding for future generations Listen as Mike Franjieh, a PhD student of Linguistics who has carried out research in the island of North Ambrym in Vanuatu, describes the drawings and their stories.