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TE HEKETANGA A RANGI - HEAVENLY ORIGINS - 3D virtual exhibition by BLAK DOT GALLERY

TE HEKETANGA A RANGI - HEAVENLY ORIGINS

Thu, 03/04/2021 to Sun, 03/21/2021

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A solo exhibition by: Tāne Te Manu McRoberts

Our descent from the heavens, woven through time, each stitch generating the mana behind Ngā Atua Māori.

Te Heketanga a Rangi is presented through a mix of traditional and contemporary weaving, Poi and digital designs inspired by Māori and Pacifica histories and genealogies.

"E kore au e ngaro, he kākano i ruia mai i Rangiātea."

'I shall never be lost, I am a seed sown from Rangiātea.'

About the artist:

Tāne Te Manu McRoberts is a Māori weaver and designer of fine and intricate Polynesian attire. Inspired by his ancestral lineage he creates traditional and contemporary works, from natural and modern resources.

Tāne Te Manu is direct descendant of Ngāti Mākino & Ngāti Rangitihi- Te Arawa & Te Whānau ā Apanui- Tauira Mai Tawhiti, all of which are descendants of Tahiti, Ra’iātea (Māohi) & Hawai’i (Māoli).

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