Exploring self and collective identity

08 Oct, 2019
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Bachelor of Technology students at Artweek’s Moonlight group exhibition

Bachelor of Creative Technologies students Talia Pua and Olivia Hobman will exhibit their work Tangata i Tāngata at the Artweek Group Exhibition Moonlight.

Tangata i Tāngata is a collaborative installation that aims to highlight New Zealand’s evolving multicultural national identity through connecting self to the collective.

installation. They’re encouraged to self-reflect on their own identity within a New Zealand-specific framework, and reflect on how they connect to the wider collective.  Pepeha is a way of introducing yourself in Māori that acknowledges the people and places you are connected to. The Au to Whakawhānaungatanga framework locates au (self) at the centre of one’s expanding relationship networks.

Moonlight runs from 29 September to 13 October at Silo6, Wynyard Quarter.


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