what it means to be a cook islander in 21st Century Aotearoa

what it means to be a cook islander in 21st Century Aotearoa

The making of Siu i Moana by artist Robin White, collaborator Ruha Fifita and a Tongan women's group. Collectively, the three ngatu that make up Siu i Moana are an acknowledgement of 'those things that connect different peoples', infusing ordinary materials such as tinned food, tea packaging and jandals with human values that are timeless and, like an ocean, borderless.

The making of Siu i Moana by artist Robin White, collaborator Ruha Fifita and a Tongan women's group. Collectively, the three ngatu that make up Siu i Moana are an acknowledgement of 'those things that connect different peoples', infusing ordinary materials such as tinned food, tea packaging and jandals with human values that are timeless and, like an ocean, borderless.

Ngatu Exhibition - Koe Hala hangatonu

Ngatu Exhibition - Koe Hala hangatonu

Interview with artist Robin White about her voyage to the Kermadec Islands, and the background to the making of Siu i Moana.

Interview with artist Robin White about her voyage to the Kermadec Islands, and the background to the making of Siu i Moana.

Robin White in Collaboration with Ruha Fifita

Robin White in Collaboration with Ruha Fifita

Robin White in Collaboration with Ruha Fifita

Robin White in Collaboration with Ruha Fifita

Robin White in Collaboration with Ruha Fifita

Robin White in Collaboration with Ruha Fifita

Robin White in Collaboration with Ruha Fifita

Robin White in Collaboration with Ruha Fifita

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