Research – Auckland War Memorial Museum, Maori Collection

In 1999 I visited the Auckland War Memorial museum for the first time, along with other students from the Eastern Institute of Technology. While I was there I made the following observation. Inside the Auckland Museum I took in the offerings of Maori artifacts in the frontispiece. Walking amidst the dim light restricted corridors of […]

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Self-Portrait @ East 2018

Rangituhia Hollis (Ngati Porou, Ngati Kahungunu) Self-portrait, 2018 Digital print This confronting self-portrait by artist Rangituhia Hollis is a new work created for EAST 2018 that alludes to how life challenges such as economic precariousness can render us physically and emotionally distressed. Hollis’s work also connects to a larger conversation of creative struggle by drawing […]

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Kapua. (2007). Installation at Artspace. Auckland, New Zealand.  

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First 3D Print. (2011). Model of my Father.

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