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Mark Adams
Repatriation / Moa Hunter Fashions
20.04.2014 Moa Hunter diorama Canterbury Museum
Silver bromide photograph
Acknowledgements: Canterbury Museum, Christchurch

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Repatriation / Moa Hunter Fashions
Collections Manager Mathew Lowe and Areta Wilkinson
University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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Areta Wilkinson
Repatriation / Moa Hunter Fashions
Moa Hunter Fashions, Vertebra I, II, III
Pendants, 2017
Otago 24ct gold, flax bailing twine
Mixed sizes

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Areta Wilkinson
Repatriation / Moa Hunter Fashions
Mau kaki
Neckpiece, 2013
Oxidised sterling silver, flax bailing twine
300 x 220 x 5mm
$4000 | ENQUIRE

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Areta Wilkinson + Mark Adams
Repatriation / Moa Hunter Fashions
Exhibition Publication
2017 (Link below)
Full colour, 2 sided A4
297 x 420mm

Repatriation / Moa Hunter Fashions

Areta Wilkinson + Mark Adams

22 Aug – 09 Sep 2017


Areta Wilkinson + Mark Adams
A Collaboration

Areta Wilkinson

The National presents a small selection from two recent bodies of work by Areta Wilkinson (Ngāi Tahu jeweller) and Mark Adams (pākeha photographer) exploring ways in which both artists have responded to their cultures, their histories and engagement in Te Waipounamu – the South Island of Aotearoa/New Zealand.

Wilkinson and Adams found an intersection of both their art practices in the site of the museum storeroom. In 2009 a residency at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of Cambridge began a seven-year investigation of South Island taonga Māori and other cultural material held in Oceanic collections in New Zealand, England and Germany.





An Exhibition Publication with Essay by Damian Skinner, Taonga and Photography in the Post-Treaty Settlement Era: A Case Study of Photograms by Mark Adams and Areta Wilkinson, is available.

View online: Repatriation + Moa Hunter Fashions PDF Catalogue


Canterbury Museum, Christchurch, New Zealand
Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Creative New Zealand Craft Object Fellowship
The Leverhulme Trust



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