John Ngala and Barth Saien

Lihir artists (New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea). John Ngala is from Masahet Island. The rattle [from 'Musical Landscapes of Lihir' 2013] he made for a Kabelbel cultural group performance. Barth Saien is from Masahet Island and is an expert designer and painter of traditional items (for example biar, kangal and laes) for use during traditional dances. He is also a lead dancer for various traditional dances performed at feasting and other celebrations on Lihir and on mainland New Ireland.

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