Graham Tipene (Ngāti Whātua, Ngāti Kahu, Ngāti Hine, Ngāti Haua, Ngāti Manu) is a Tā Moko artist who has been involved as a consultant and key artist on civic and Council-led projects throughout Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. His public work brings Māori kaupapa into the built environment of the city, with major projects including the Waterview tunnel, Victoria Park, Auckland Library, and Tirohanga Whānui Bridge in Albany.

In the latest episode of ‘Cultured Conversations,’ Auckland Art Gallery Director Kirsten Lacy speaks with Graham about Tā Moko and on bringing a Māori lens to civic spaces.







Cultured Conversations with Graham Tipene
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