Manawa Tapu - Ira Tangata (Unframed Screen Print)
Manawa Tapu - Ira Tangata (Unframed Screen Print)
Manawa Tapu - Ira Tangata (Unframed Screen Print)
Manawa Tapu - Ira Tangata (Unframed Screen Print)
Manawa Tapu - Ira Tangata (Unframed Screen Print)
Manawa Tapu - Ira Tangata (Unframed Screen Print)
Manawa Tapu - Ira Tangata (Unframed Screen Print)
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Manawa Tapu - Ira Tangata (Unframed Screen Print)

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Human element/genes

This work explores themes, of love, sexuality and procreation through the use of Kōwhaiwhai patterns. The inspiration for this Kōwhaiwhai is Te Pitau-a-Manaia, which became widely recognised after being used by renowned carver, Raharuhi Rukupō in a church at Manutuke in 1849. The pattern was used to depict Tūpuna in a less-representational way so as not to offend missionaries, who thought traditional carvings of ancestors “obscene”.

Silk screen print on Hahnemühle 300gsm 100% Cotton Rag.

Dimensions: 800x775mm.

Signed in pencil by Manawa Tapu.

Edition of 100.

(This is on available unframed)