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Uku Kapu Māori - Karikiuri Drip by Alex Tūkariri-Wong
Uku Kapu Māori - Karikiuri Drip by Alex Tūkariri-Wong
Uku Kapu Māori - Karikiuri Drip by Alex Tūkariri-Wong
Uku Kapu Māori - Karikiuri Drip by Alex Tūkariri-Wong
Uku Kapu Māori - Karikiuri Drip by Alex Tūkariri-Wong
Regular price $50.37
Payment options available with 4 instalments of $12.59 using Afterpay at the checkout

 

Pupuri

Kirimohinu

Kapu

Tāonga

Uku 

Sizes slightly vary please see instore

Sold individually 

10cm x 7cm

About the artist

My names Alex Tūkariri-Wong. I’m a descendant of Ngāti Kahu and Ngāpuhi on my mums side and China, Irish and Welsh heritage on my papas side. I grew up in Whangaroa in Te Tai Tokerau, which is where I hope to lay to rest alongside the rest of my whanau. I grew up on Maunga Emiemi and this is where I first learnt how to make, collect process and hope to return and build a studio in the near future. I’m inspired by the patterns, textures and colours that naturally occur in te taiao, and interpretations of these from a Māori perspective. I could talk on this forever to be honest. I’m in love with Papatuanuku, and most of her children.

https://www.instagram.com/tahuone.uku/

https://www.kauaeraro.com/matauranga/uku-tikanga (a piece I wrote on gathering uku)