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Natasha Perkins

Design + Product Development, School of Architecture, Victoria University of Wellington, NZ in Wellington

Contemporary Maori Art Forms

PRESENTED ON NOV 06, 2013
IN TOKYO @ VOL 108

Natasha Perkins and her team created a structure and is inspired by the New Zealand Maori practice of weaving.. Their structure is recyclable and was created using interlocking pieces, and was meant to be a place of thought, inspiration. Watch to see how they did it.

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Maori, the Culture of My Land

BY JAMES NICHOLAS
@ VOL 64 ON JUL 29, 2009

James Nicholas is from Wellington, New Zealand, and is half Maori and half Scottish. He speaks on the culture of his land and contemporary Maori art. (in Japanese and English)

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Cocos Islands - New Zealand

BY YVONNE UNDERHILL-SEM
@ VOL 17 ON FEB 20, 2010

Dr. Yvonne Underhill-Sem about her different projects and their issues in the Pacific.

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World Famous in New Zealand

BY CORALIE SWANEY
@ VOL 2 ON APR 13, 2012

Time to pack you bags and accompany Coralie has she takes you on a tour of New Zealand, the Tauiwi (non-Maori) way. (in English)

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New Zealand

BY JENNIE SMITH
@ VOL 14 ON JUN 13, 2013

Jennie Smith tells you why you should go to New Zealand right now.

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Discovering the Mana of Te Reo Māori

BY REGAN STOKES
@ VOL 18 ON MAR 27, 2014

Regan Stokes is Māori and English. In this kōrero he discusses how cultural dislocation became cultural enlightenment as he gradually discovered the Māori language. Regan advocates for te reo Māori to be taught with an emphasis on the cultural significance of the words themselves, and is now teaching community te reo Māori night classes in Ōtautahi Christchurch.

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Flotsam Weaving

BY JO ATHERTON
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 05, 2014

Artist Jo Atherton weaves artwork from flotsam found washed up on beaches. Their cheerful familiar forms belie a shocking truth: we get older but plastic remains.

"Presentation of the Day" on July 21, 2014.

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Weaving for the Soul

BY RENÉ BAHLOO
@ VOL 18 ON AUG 24, 2016

“I have shared my deepest essence, my creative energy, and so the world is dream into being”

In Weaving for the Soul from PechaKucha Night Sunshine Coast Vol.18 , René Bahloo explains her special interest as an artist in the practice and philosophy of weaving, using natural plant fibres. She shares her knowledge locally through a number of weaving circles and facilitates transformational journeys to remote Indigenous Australian and African communities, for deep connection to land, culture, healing and traditional weaving. Her sculptural installation pieces have been present at a number of conferences and have also been discovered contemplating life, the universe and everything. In her presentation Rene shares her passion for connecting culture, womens' business, personal growth and environmental awareness into the weaving of her life, and into the lives of others.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on September 27th, 2016. 

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Infinite Forms, Infinite Possibilities

BY SAYURI KUROTSU
@ VOL 154 ON JAN 31, 2018

『装い』の新しいかたちを提案する黒津 小百合さん。輪になったドレス!?装いとはあなた次第。答えは無限です。

Fashion artist Sayuri Kurotsu believes that the contemporary "dress" does not have to be limited to any one form. Thus this Wednesday, she will be showcasing dresses that will allow anyone and everyone to choose and decide for themselves the forms they prefer.

 

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Weaving Magic

BY LUCY DAVIDSON
@ VOL 30 ON MAY 02, 2018

From hobbiest to professional crafter, Lucy Davidson shares her creative journey, from learning new weaving skills to dying her own wool and using special frames made by her father.