Monthly Archives: October 2017

Whatumanawa – Weaving Hearts Exhibition

An offering of Traditonal Art and Craft, Harakeke (Phormium Tenax) Bone, Wood, Canvas, Body Adornment, Hue (Gourd art) Taniko (Traditional form of Twined Weaving) Tukutuku (Decorative wall panels) Kakahu (garments) Whatumanawa was started by a small group of likeminded artistic women who had immigrated to Australia from Aotearoa New Zealand. As they met together in each others homes, word got out about the small group and soon other women who also enjoyed traditional and contemporary arts expressed the desire to come, share and learn. It was around this time they made a decision to offer workshops to the community and

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