Te Kai a Te Rangatira

Oxford Street Art‘s new exhibiton ‘Te Kai a Te Rangatira’ opens on 1 July at 5.00pm with a Karakia (opening ceremony) followed by a Mihi and Waiata.

For this exhibition artists have reflected and drawn inspiration from the whakatauki (Maori proverb). The four artists for this exhibition re-connected at a Tā Moko symposium in Ōtautahi and have tribal links to Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāi Tāmanuhiri, Ngāpuhi and Ngāti Kahu.


Aroha Mai, Aroha Atu by Priscilla Cowie

Each artist is displaying their unique work and drawing strength within their chosen mediums from Rāranga (Weaving), Whakairo (Carving/Sculpture), Tā Moko (Māori Skin Art), to Waituhi (Painting).

The exhibiting artists are Paula Rigby, Priscilla Cowie, Maia Gibbs and Caleb Robinson.

There will be artist demonstrations on Sunday the 3rd and Sunday 17th July from 11.30am – 2.30pm


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