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By Jahnke, Robert; Edited by Cotton, Shane
Exhibition cataloge for WHAKAWHITI ARIA: TRANSMISSION profiles new works from three of New Zealand's leading contemporary Maori artists: Israel Birch, Shane Cotton and Robert Jahnke.
Exploring the transfer of ideas, energy, information and inspiration between these artists, t...he exhibition shows the artworks created by these synergies alongside existing works.Read more
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By Jahnke, Robert
"Tirohanga o Mua began life as a catalogue for a retrospective exhibition by Robert Jahnke at Te Manawa Art Gallery in Palmerston North in 2010. But as the judging panel noted, "It is too substantial to just call it another exhibition catalogue". Along with a comprehensive catalo...gue of work covering some 20 years and an essay by Jahnke himself, the book also contains essays by Nicholas Thomas (director of Cambridge University's Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology) and Anna-Marie White (curator at Nelson's Suter Gallery and a former student of Professor Jahnke's). The catalogue also includes a conversation between artist Shane Cotton and Jahnke entitled Cotton and Jahnke Unplugged.." This book is the winner of the Arts catagory of the Nga Kupu Ora Maori Book Awards 2011.Read more
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