Hera Johns, Whai, red clay, red iron oxide, 2012
Aho Whenua – Threads sown from Earth
A Collection of Contemporary Maori Weaving, Ceramics,
Painting and Jewellery.
26 January – 3 March 2013
Pataka Blue Pacific Gallery

Showcasing recent work by; Davina Duke, Hera Johns, Karuna Douglas, Ngaahina Hohaia, Noelle Jakeman, Rhonda Halliday, Sofia Minson, Stevei Houkamau, Todd Douglas, Tracey Huxford, Veranoa Hetet, Victor Te Paa.

Featuring works from the Small Treasures Gallery; Alex Nathan, Barry Te Whatu, Chris Bailey, Lewis Gardiner, Matthew McIntyre-Wilson, Stacey Gordine, Te Rongo Kirkwood.

To celebrate the opening of Aho Whenua, Toi Māori Aotearoa presents;

Saturday 9 February, 2pm
In the spine at Pataka

Te Hononga Moemoeā – The Dreamtime Connection
The first step towards sowing the seeds of a shared indigenous music movement.

Showcasing Contemporary Māori Musicians and Members of the indigenous Melbourne-based Skin Choir; Ngahiwi Apanui, Toni Huata and Ariana Tikao.

Image credit: Hera Johns, Whai, red clay, red iron oxide, 2012
Image courtesy of the artist

Curated by Natalie Friend for Toi Maori Aotearoa.


Aho Whenua-Threads sown from Earth Hera Johns_Te Haakui (foreground) Davina Duke Victor Te Paa
Sofia Minson-Toia Mai te Waka Ngaahina Hohaia


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