31 Mar 2016

 

The Pangeaseed Sea Walls festival aim is to protect the world's oceans via public art & activism (#artivism).  We had the honour of being involved in the first event of its kind in Aotearoa held in the usually sunny yet oddly wet Ahuriri (Napier) from 15th - 20th March.

 

A combination of amazing local & international artists, we were all given different environmental issues relating to the ocean & the purpose of each mural was to bring awareness in some shape or form to its plight. The...

12 Mar 2016

 

 

Auckland Arts Festival approached us to help curate an art activation 'Aotea Squared'.  The title comes from the concept of having a 2.4m squared ply cube erected in Aotea Square in which we progressively paint over 3 days inside the Herald Festival Garden space.

 

We approached our amazing friend Mike Tupaea to create wheku (a carved representation of a human face) to compliment our art work.  Working alongside a group of teenager fathers, Mike created 3 different images that have become t...

3 Mar 2016

Korimako (Bellbird) are rarely seen in the central Hamilton area due to pests, loss of habitat & loss of food sources. There is currently an awesome project happening 'Hamilton Halo' who are working to get these manu back into the city so go check it out and get behind what they are doing (link below).  We wanted to incorporate their kaupapa with ours to create this commission for the University. Our great friend Aaron Hardy has written a beautiful waiata titled 'Tuhia' & the lines we'...

2 Mar 2016

What a privilege & honour to be commissioned by the Auckland Museum for 'Taku Tāmaki - Auckland Stories South' at Manukau Institute of Technology Manukau campus. We would like to thank Simon Gould (exhibition developer) & Kelly Bewley (project manager) for their support & trust regarding the body of work giving us creative freedom & to Amiria Puia-Taylor for your constant aroha towards us as artists!

 

Excerpt from the exhibition panel: Internationally acclaimed and proud South Au...

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