The first major survey of contemporary Māori ceramicists comprising 60 hand-built works that present the life and diversity of the Māori ceramics movement.
In 1986 the national Māori clayworkers association, Nga Kaihanga Uku was established with the aim of creating ceramic work according to the principles of kaupapa Māori. Nearly three decades on, Uku Rere: Nga Kaihanga Uku & Beyond is the first major survey of contemporary Māori ceramicists. Comprising 60 hand-built works, the exhibition presents the remarkable vitality and diversity of the contemporary Māori ceramics movement.
Saturday 7 March - Saturday 11 April
Monday to Saturday, 10am to 5pm
Image: Baye Riddell, Mauri Ora, 1990
EXHIBITION DEVELOPED BY PATAKA IN PARTNERSHIP WITH TOI MĀORI AOTEAROA AND TOURED WITH SUPPORT FROM CREATIVE NEW ZEALAND.