The Tribal Eye

The Tribal Eye is a seven-part BBC documentary series on the subject of tribal art, written and presented by David Attenborough. It was first transmitted in 1975.
The Tribal Eye - Across the frontiers (Ep. 7, David Attenborough, 1975)

BBC documentary series on the subject of tribal art. Revisits the previous programs to look at the relationships contemporary artists and collectors have with the art and artists of those societies.

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The Tribal Eye - Man Blong Custom Ep. 6

On tribal communities in Melanesia.

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The Tribal Eye - Woven Gardens Ep. 5

On the nomadic Qashqai tribe of Iran. The tribal art of carpet-making in Persia and the distinctive patterns of the different clans and tribes.

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The Tribal Eye - Kingdom of Bronze Ep. 4

On the ancient African kingdom of Dahomey. The bronze artifacts from the Benin Kingdom in modern day Nigeria.

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The Tribal Eye - Sweat of the sun Ep. 3

Great BBC series on the tribal world, this episode on the ancient Aztecs and Incas.

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The Tribal Eye - Crooked Beak of Heaven Ep. 2

Attenborough discusses the art and cultures of the First Nations peoples of the Pacific Northwest of North America

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Doc - The Tribal Eye - Behind The Mask Ep. 1

First episode of a seven-part BBC documentary series on the subject of tribal art, written and presented by David Attenborough. It was first transmitted in 1975.

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