2011 Māori and Pacific Textile Symposium
The beating of aute, or tapa, is a heartbeat that resounds across the ocean of Kiwa. The harakeke of Aotearoa, symbolising family, acknowledges the relationship of the Pacific people as one, through weaving. These genealogical and material connections will be explored at the inaugural 2011 Māori and Pacific Textile Symposium, hosted by Te Papa.
Whatu Raranga a Kiwa, Understanding and Uniting Māori and Pacific Textiles
Friday 10 and Saturday 11 June 2011, Te Papa
You are invited to submit abstracts of no more than 300 words on the theme of ‘Whatu Raranga a Kiwa, Understanding and Uniting Māori and Pacific Textiles’. We look forward to receiving thought-provoking and inspirational papers that will encourage discussion and unite people’s passion for textiles.
For more information see the website: http://www.tepapa.govt.nz/WhatsOn/allevents/Pages/MaoriandPacificTextileSymposium.aspx