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Neke Moa

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Taura – stringing up

Taura – stringing up

Turning an object into a pendant, into something wearable comes with 'stringing up' a bit of rope or string or something more interesting. Deciding on what I was going to use to turn these objects into pendants was my last part of the puzzle and challenge.  Length,...

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Tata nei – getting closer

The many decisions that go through the making...adding and subtracting...where to finish when to stop and will there be an ending, a completion. Titles and names  have been given, they relate to the process through making and contemplation.  This piece 'Ki a wai?' to...

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Kainga-Home

Kainga-Home

Kainga -Home Home: tastes, smells, sounds and sensations, we carry these as we travel as we move from place to place. I have been looking at sound, soundscapes, mix tapes, layers of sound, beats, lyrics.  Songs, waiata that transport us through time and space, that...

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Mahi mahia – doing the work

Mahi mahia – doing the work

The processes of creating are different each time I tackle a project.  They can often start the same..materials being often a starting point.  With the Coda pieces, it makes life a bit easier? different at least to be able to have a conversation and dialogue with...

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Te Uru – Diaspora

Te Uru – Diaspora

Title: Diaspora I intend to make a series of work 3-5 pieces with a sound component.  I will be researching the theme and concept of diaspora it is used in a contemporary context to describe indigenous/native people who live away from their homeland for one reason or...

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Nga ahua – shapes

Nga ahua – shapes

When I choose the pieces from the coda collection the most prominent attraction for me was the shapes of the main pendants and then the materials they were made from. Therefore I began to explore the shapes the round convex matte object of Ruudt Peters, how would this...

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Timata

Timata

Timata..begin Ko te whiringa..the choosing Matte black circle curved bezeled convex symmetrical contrasting. Object. I never took notice of the artists but the appearance of the items i choose from Coda. The object pleases my order and i feel when i look at it a need...

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