Megan Tamati-Quennell with Jacob Scott 

Friday 19 September, 2014,  12.15pm-12.45pm
Ngā Toi | Arts Te Papa, Level 5

Curator Modern & Contemporary Mäori & Indigenous Art, Megan Tamati-Quennell and Jacob Scott discuss the legacy of  his father John Scott. Scott was a Māori architect working in the 1950s and 60s who was admired for his incorporation of Maori and European elements into architectural design in buildings such as the Futuna Chapel in Karori, Wellington. The conversation will also discuss Jacob’s own work and its relationship to the Māori modernists of the 50s and 60s. This wide-ranging conversation will be held in Te Ao HouModern Maori art.

Jacob Scott’s participation is part of his Maori Artist and Designers Residency at the College of Creative Arts, Massey University, Wellington.

This is one in a series of lunchtime floortalks celebrating the Spring 2014 season of Ngā Toi | Arts Te Papa.  Each Friday to 17 October 2014, Te Papa’s art curators will share their insights and knowledge of the works on show.

More talks in this series:

Fri 26 Sept, Lissa Mitchell - Framing the View
Fri 3 Oct, Rebecca Rice - Hamilton’s ‘Maori Museum’
Fri 10 Oct, Sarah Farrar - Bill Culbert in Venice
Fri 17 Oct, Mark Stocker - Collecting Modern

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