10.00" x 8.00"
12.00" x 10.00"
Cook Islands Ute Dancers Poster
by Judith Kunzle
Cook Islands Ute Dancers by Judith Kunzle - 10" x 8"
Archival Matte Paper
Rolled in a Tube
Cook Islands Ute Dancers poster by Judith Kunzle. Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.
An Ute is a special dance in the Cook Islands (South Pacific) that is performed to a chant. Ute chants tell stories about historic events or as... more
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An "Ute" is a special dance in the Cook Islands (South Pacific) that is performed to a chant. Ute chants tell stories about historic events or as social commentary. It's also a legitimate way to criticize authorities or poke fun at institutions.
The singing and dancing starts with the dance team in a U-formation, the women sitting in the center and the men standing around them. As the song gains momentum, dancers come forward to improvise. Some of the best and most virtuoso dancing is performed in an Ute!
About Judith Kunzle
Judith Kunzle is drawing dancers in action, paints mountains en plein air, and many other subjects she encounters. Judith lived for 30 years in the South Pacific, mostly in the Cook Islands, two years on Hawaii and six years in California. In 2021 she returned to Switzerland. Judith Kuenzle zeichnet Taenzer in action, malt Berge en plein air und andere Sujets die ihr begegnen. Judith lebte 30 Jahre im Sued Pazifik, vor allem in den Cook Inseln, zwei Jahre in Hawaii und sechs Jahre in Kalifornien. Seit 2021 lebt sie wieder in die Schweiz.
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