Untitled [Te Teko Memorial Hall]

Maker
Zena Elliott
Production date
2008
Description
The character explores the boundaries between Maori and European identity. The character's pose suggest something derived from a music video and the tattoos are a traditional indigenous art form, yet the iconic symbols are from a global context.

Zena Elliot (Ngati Awa, Te Whanau-a-Apanui) is a contemporary Hamilton-based artist and lecturer. Through energy-filled artworks, Elliot explores the notions of individual identity within an international community.
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Maker
Production date
2008
Media/Materials
Acrylic on canvas
Measurements
1500 x 1367 x 45mm - Framed HxWxD [verified].
Department collection type
Credit line
Barry Hopkins Art Trust, Courtesy of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
L2008/8/1

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