Hine-nui-te-pō: Dreaming through design - Indigenous designers displayed their cultural expression through fashion and design during the 5th annual The Global Indigenous Runway at the weekend.

Hine-nui-te-pō: Dreaming through design - Indigenous designers displayed their cultural expression through fashion and design during the 5th annual The Global Indigenous Runway at the weekend.

Basket 2008 by Yuwali Janice Nixon, Martumili Artists plant fibre and yarn on a metal base with bead trim 16 x 20 cm (diameter)  Basket 2008 by Yuwali Janice Nixon, Martumili Artists plant fibre and yarn on a metal base 20 x 19 cm (diameter)  Bottom row, left to right:  Basket 2008 by Yikartu Bumba, Martumili Artists plant fibre and yarn on a metal base with bead trim 8 x 23 cm (diameter)  Basket 2008 by Lily Long, Martumili Artists plant fibre and yarn on a metal base with bead trim 8 x 22…

Basket 2008 by Yuwali Janice Nixon, Martumili Artists plant fibre and yarn on a metal base with bead trim 16 x 20 cm (diameter) Basket 2008 by Yuwali Janice Nixon, Martumili Artists plant fibre and yarn on a metal base 20 x 19 cm (diameter) Bottom row, left to right: Basket 2008 by Yikartu Bumba, Martumili Artists plant fibre and yarn on a metal base with bead trim 8 x 23 cm (diameter) Basket 2008 by Lily Long, Martumili Artists plant fibre and yarn on a metal base with bead trim 8 x 22…

Martumili artists Jartarr Lily Long and Yuwali Janice Nixon at Kunkun near Well 33 of the Canning Stock Route. They design baskets to remind them of the piti [wooden dishes] they used to carry on their heads. They gather the minari [grass] from their Country along with coloured wool.

Martumili artists Jartarr Lily Long and Yuwali Janice Nixon at Kunkun near Well 33 of the Canning Stock Route. They design baskets to remind them of the piti [wooden dishes] they used to carry on their heads. They gather the minari [grass] from their Country along with coloured wool.

George Nuku, Bottled Ocean 2116. George Nuku is a highly regarded Maori Artist working in stone, bone, wood, shell and polystyrene.  His works range from delicate jade and pearl amulets, stone sculptures of life size through to two story high Polynesian demi-gods and Maori cultural heroes. Bottled Ocean 2116 presents an expansive translucent double-hulled waka. Floating in space, it is surrounded by imagined creatures of the deep created from recycled plastics.

George Nuku, Bottled Ocean 2116. George Nuku is a highly regarded Maori Artist working in stone, bone, wood, shell and polystyrene. His works range from delicate jade and pearl amulets, stone sculptures of life size through to two story high Polynesian demi-gods and Maori cultural heroes. Bottled Ocean 2116 presents an expansive translucent double-hulled waka. Floating in space, it is surrounded by imagined creatures of the deep created from recycled plastics.

Michael Parekowhai, Kiss the Baby Goodbye (with Lara Strongman), ex. cat. (New Plymouth and Hamilton: Govett-Brewster Art Gallery and Waikato Museum of Art and History, 1994). Maori. A response to a non-Maori appropriation (by Gordon Walters)

Michael Parekowhai, Kiss the Baby Goodbye (with Lara Strongman), ex. cat. (New Plymouth and Hamilton: Govett-Brewster Art Gallery and Waikato Museum of Art and History, 1994). Maori. A response to a non-Maori appropriation (by Gordon Walters)

Tiwi Island Sistagirls screen-printing costumes for Mardi Gras

Tiwi Island Sistagirls screen-printing costumes for Mardi Gras

OLD WAYS, NEW is a company of Indigenous Consultants and Technologists We tap into our Indigenous Knowledge Systems by drawing upon tens of thousands of years of culture, research, iterative design and innovation of technology.

OLD WAYS, NEW is a company of Indigenous Consultants and Technologists We tap into our Indigenous Knowledge Systems by drawing upon tens of thousands of years of culture, research, iterative design and innovation of technology.

Isabella kept her dignity

Isabella kept her dignity

Coloured dirt

Coloured dirt

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Narbong

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