Dr. Ali Clark


About Dr. Ali Clark

Dr Ali Clark is a Research Associate at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge. She currently works on the ERC funded Pacific Presences project. Both her masters (2007) and PhD (2013) theses were on the Indigenous Australian collections at the British Museum. Her current research is focused on Kiribati, where she is interested in the contemporary resonance of historic museum collections, and the revival of certain cultural practices. She has previously worked on projects at the British Museum, and the October Gallery in London.


Kiribati armor
Making do with local materials, the I-Kiribati tailored armor from coconut fiber and wore porcupine-fish helmets.

Kiribati armor