Ko Aotearoa Tenei!
This is New Zealand!
Exhibition: 22 June – 14 July 2012
Opening: Thursday 21 June, 5.30pm
Artist and graphic designer Johnson Witehira explores his Maori and Pakeha heritage in Ko Aotearoa Tenei! –This is New Zealand! This exhibition features a series of unique digital pou-tahuhu (pillars) which interweave important Maori and non-Maori figures. By using both Maori and Pakeha illustrative approaches the artist attempts to bridge the gap between different ways of seeing and thinking.
Artist talk: Join Johnson Witehira in the gallery to hear more about the artworks in Ko Aotearoa Tenei! and his approach to design from a kaupapa Maori perspective on Thursday 28 June, 6pm. Free.
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