ukaipo

ukaipo

  Title: Ukaipo – mother, source of sustenance, origin, real home Explored through beach finds shell and wood, my new home is explored and captured through pieces of daily activity and finding place.  Tangaroa and Hinemoana echo and reassure providing...
Activate/Te Uru

Activate/Te Uru

Te Uru is a space that activates movement and viewing through its design, leading you through spaces, up stairwells and looking out of windows. Working with this space, ‘Activate’ is a series of 9 brooches that are made from the construction plywood that supports...
Ancient materials

Ancient materials

There is sand on the floor, Sand in my hair, Under my finger-nails, Sand everywhere. Following the making of my pieces for Te Uru Contemporary Gallery, I’m still cleaning up sand from my studio. I suspect I will be for some time. Made through the erosion of rock...
BELONGING&S E P A R A T E N E S S…

BELONGING&S E P A R A T E N E S S…

In my final work as part of Handshake 5  at Te Uru Contemporary Gallery (Auckland), it feels appropriate that I refer to: belonging and s e p a r a t e n e s s. Handshake has offered me the opportunity to be part of something *much* bigger than myself. I’ve been...
HANDSHAKE 5: Critical Writing Workshop

HANDSHAKE 5: Critical Writing Workshop

Sunday December 8, 10am-3pm | $70 – bookings essential Join visiting artist-jeweller and writer Roseanne Bartley for an immersive and interactive critical writing workshop at TE URU, Auckland for artists, curators, and writers interested in developing a...
HANDSHAKE 5: Artists’ Walk and Talk

HANDSHAKE 5: Artists’ Walk and Talk

Saturday December 7, 3pm at TE URU, Auckland Artists from the HANDSHAKE 5: in site exhibition introduce their work ahead of the 4pm exhibition opening. This is a unique opportunity to hear from contemporary jewellers from across Aotearoa, who have come to Te Uru for...
Te Uru

Te Uru

When looking at creating work for the Te Uru space I researched the meaning of “Uru”. According to https://maoridictionary.co.nz/ the meaning of “Uru” is as follows: “uru 1. (verb) (-a,-hina) to enter, go in. […]...

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