Posts Tagged ‘Riki Manuel’

Master Carvers
redefine the faces of Ngāi Tahu

With the revival of Ngāi Tahu language and culture and the reconstruction of whare tipuna throughout the motu in recent years, these craftsmen have been given artistic license to express themselves through a combination of historical research and contemporary design.
As West Coast master carver Fayne Robinson explains it, “Today’s contemporary is tomorrow’s tradition.”

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French residency for Ngāi Tahu artist

Canterbury artist, Priscilla Cowie (Ngapuhi, Ngāi Tahu ki Puketeraki), has been selected as the first Māori artist to take up a residency at Vallauris in the south of France in May 2014. Located in the heart of the old town, A.I.R. Vallauris, (Artists in Residence), is a non-profit association that welcomes artists from around the…

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