Natalie Robertson

Te Puna o Tangitauāki, Te Rimu

Te Puna o Tangitauāki, Te Rimu by Natalie Robertson

Artwork Detail

Te Puna o Rangitauāki, Te Rimu, 2018 is part of a larger body of photography which focus upon significant land sites upon the ancestral territories of Waiapu, of which artist Natalie Robertson descends from.

This puna is an artesian spring that bubbles upwards from the earth. Lined with wild fern and native fauna that keep the water and the surrounds perpetually clean. The spring is a puna mana whenua, an unfailing fount of water, held in the highest regard by the people who care for it. “We must not fail it; it is our oasis”.

Title
Te Puna o Tangitauāki, Te Rimu
Artist/creator
Natalie Robertson
Production date
2018
Medium
C-type photographic print
Dimensions
790 x 1000 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2023
Accession no
2023/9/4
Copyright
Copying restrictions apply
Department
New Zealand Art
Display status
Not on display

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