A video profile on contemporary Māori artist Zena Elliott.
Learn more about Zena and their approach to artmaking, as they talk about their paintings exhibited in Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art and takes us on a behind-the-scenes tour of their studio.
Te reo Māori and English captions are available by clicking the Settings button and selecting the language option in the Subtitles/CC section.
This video is part of a series profiling artists whose work was featured in Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki’s landmark exhibition, Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art. It has been created with support from Auckland Council’s Māori Outcomes funding.
Kōrero Ringatoi Toi Tū Toi Ora: Zena Elliott
He kōrero kiriata mō te ringatoi Māori o nāianei, mō Zena Elliott.
Ākona ētahi atu kōrero mō Zena, mō tāna aronga ki te hanga toi, i a ia e kōrero ana mō āna waituhi e whakaaturia ana ki Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art, me tana ārahi i a mātou kia tawhio ki ngā āhuatanga huna o tōna taupuni mahi.
E wātea ana ngā tapanga reo Māori, reo Ingarihi hoki mā te pāwhiri ki te pātene Ngā Tautuhinga me te kōwhiri i te kōwhiringa reo ki te wāhanga Kupu Hauraro/CC.
He wāhanga tēnei kiriata o tētahi raupapa e kōrero ana mō ngā ringatoi ko ā rātou mahi i whakaaturia ki te whakaaturanga rongonui ki Toi o Tāmaki, arā ki Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art. He mea hanga i te tautoko mai i te pūtea a Te Kaunihera o Tāmaki Makaurau mō ngā Putanga Māori.
Toi Tū Toi Ora Artist Profiles