28 October — 25 February
Shane Cotton, Uenuku Kuare,
acrylic on linen.

Courtesy of the artist and Gow Langsford Gallery.

28 October — 25 February
Wairau Māori Art Gallery
Event Type
Exhibitions, Wairau Māori Art Gallery, Event

Shane Cotton: Kei Muri Nga Mea I Te Rā


Shane Cotton (Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Rangi, Ngāti Hine, Te Uri Taniwha)
Karl Chitham
Ngā Puhi, Te Uriroroi

Karl Chitham is Director of the Dowse Art Museum and Head of Arts & Culture at Hutt City Council. He formerly held roles as the Director and Curator of Tauranga Art Gallery and Senior Curator at Rotorua Museum. He has extensive experience as a curator having worked with many leading Aotearoa and international artists. He has written for numerous projects and was co-author/editor of Crafting Aotearoa: A Cultural History of Making in New Zealand and the Wider Moana Oceania (2020), an Ockham NZ Book Awards finalist.
James Tapsell-Kururangi
Te Arawa, Tainui, Ngāti Porou

James Tapsell-Kururangi is a curator, artist and writer currently working as an assistant curator at Te Tuhi. His curatorial practice centres on local Māori histories and focuses on building relationships within the community of artists he works with. His artistic practice is built from his whakapapa, in which he composes waiata that he frames within moving image artworks.