E Tū Ake: Standing Strong

E Tū Ake: Standing Strong 

Hikoi for seabed and foreshore, 2004. Photograph by Michael Hall. Te Papa (MA_E.003515)

Hikoi for seabed and foreshore, 2004. Photograph by Michael Hall. Te Papa (MA_E.003515)

This exhibition was shown at Te Papa from 9 April to 26 June 2011. It has been shown at the Musée du quai Branly in Paris, France, from 4 October 2011 to 22 January 2012,and at the Museo de las Culturas in Mexico City from 3 April – 22 July 2012.  
It opens at the Musée de la Civilisation, Québec, Canada on 21 November 2012.

Tino rangatiratanga (the ability to choose one’s own destiny) lies at the heart of  E Tū Ake: Standing Strong – an exhibition in which ancestral Māori treasures from Aotearoa New Zealand stand alongside contemporary works. E Tū Ake reflects the artistic depth and political aspirations of the vibrant indigenous culture of Aotearoa. More>>