Aho Mutunga Kore

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Huia Publishers, 2005 - Art - 176 pages
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This stunning book presents a photographic survey that traverses the concepts and values of traditional Maori weaving and innovative, contemporary weaving practice. The evocative photos and text reveal the spiritual significance of weaving within Maori culture. A number of the works in the book are featured in the international touring exhibition of Maori weaving, "Toi Maori: The Eternal Thread."

 

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Contents

Foreword by Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu
10
Te Moana Whiritoi by Derek Lardelli
100
Artists and Artworks 166
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About the author (2005)

Miriama Evans is a member of the Spiral Collective that first published Keri Helme's The Bone People in 1983. She was a co-editor of The Penguin Book of Contemporary New Zealand Poetry. Ranui Ngarimu is a widely exhibited weaver using traditional Maori technology. She is the chairperson of Te Roopu Raranga Whatu o Aotearoa, the National Maori Weavers Collective of New Zealand.

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