In this series I am exploring the idea of a carved kete form being metaphorical for a vessel/container of spiritual rather than physical elements. And how a taonga (treasure) contains essence of the source material, the maker and over time the wearer also. Also, talks of the complementary nature of the arts of weaving and carving.
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“I have been fortunate enough to have a supportive family and met many inspiring people in my life who have encouraged me to follow my talents and passion. My father, a woodcarver himself, imparted his knowledge of woodcraft plus provided a creative environment and stories of my great-uncles Pine and John Taiapa, who were Tohunga Whakairo. I have always respected and been inspired by the artistic achievements by indigenous artisans in Aotearoa and throughout the world.”
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