Maori dominate the list of winners

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The Arts Foundation

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Maori have wiped the slate clean of this year’s Arts Foundation Te Tumi Toi award winners.

Maori have wiped the slate clean of this year’s Arts Foundation Te Tumi Toi award winners.

Tame Iti, who has turned activism into an art, receives the Burr/Tatham Trust Award for her multidisciplinary activities.

Weaver Maureen Lander receives the Theresa Gattung Prize for Practitioners of Women’s Arts.

The Mata Aho collective – Erana Baker, Sarah Hudson, Bridget Reweti and Tui Te Tau – who recently collaborated with Dr Lander on an installation at Auckland art gallery Toi o Mamaki, receives the My Art Visual Arts Award.

Jeweler and sculptor Areta Wilkinson wins the Jillian Friedlander Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa Award, and Hone Kouka receives the Sir Roger Hall Theater Practitioner Award.

Paula Morris is this year’s Arts Foundation Te Tumu Toi Laureate for Literature.

For the first time, the foundation presents a Toi Kō Iriiri Queer Laureate Award, which goes to revolutionary fashion designer Lindah Lepou.

Each winner will receive a $30,000 koha.


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