This digital illustration forms part of the Takatāpui Toa Series from artist and activist Huriana Kopeke-Te Aho. Available as individuals or as a set.
"The manaia is a messenger between the realm of the living and the dead, and is seen as a guardian against evil, I imagine this one as a protector of all takatāpui." - Huriana Kopeke-Te Aho
Dimensions: A3 (297 x 420 mm 11.7 x 16.5 in), Matte Print, 200gsm paper stock.
Huriana Kopeke-Te Aho (Tūhoe, Ngāti Porou, Rongowhaata, Te āti Haunui-a-Pāpārangi, Ngāti Kahungunu, Fale’ula) is a self-taught artist and illustrator. Their work is primarily influenced by their Māori whakapapa, takatāpui identity and political beliefs.
Find more of Huriana's amazing work via their instagram account here.
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