Gina Matchitt

Jesus Nike

Jesus Nike by Gina Matchitt

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Gina Matchitt’s Jesus Nike brooch debates the degrees of religious imposition that impact indigenous Māori spirituality. Of Te Arawa and Whakatohea descent, Matchitt eloquently comments on the way that cool labels drive local economies, from holistic communities to global commercial ones. (Ngahiraka Mason, Hei Konei Mai, 2006)

Title
Jesus Nike
Artist/creator
Production date
1999
Medium
card, silver, stainless steel and wire
Dimensions
105 x 40 mm
Inscription
primary: reverse, c., stamped in metal, "GM"
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2000
Accession no
C2000/1/19
Copyright
Copying restrictions apply
Department
New Zealand Art
Display status
Not on display

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