ATE Journal of Māori Art: Volume One
ATE Journal of Māori Art is an annual, peer-reviewed journal with an explicit focus on Māori art, artists and art movements. ATE is co-edited by Matariki Williams and Bridget Reweti with support from the editorial board Professor Robert Jahnke, Sean Mallon and Professor Huhana Smith.
Volume One was developed during a wānanga held with writers, Chloe Cull, Cassandra Barnett, Tryphena Cracknell, Janneen Love, and the editorial board, Professor Robert Jahnke, Sean Mallon and Professor Huhana Smith.
Articles in Volume One reflect the breadth and beauty of ngā toi Māori including Cath Brown, Rachel Shearer, wāhine mau whao, Sandy Adsett, Jeremy Leatinu’u, Kereama Taepa, Nathan Pohio and Brett Graham. We are also pleased to include a republished text from the rangatira of te ao toi Māori, Jonathan Mane-Wheoki, with thanks to Art New Zealand and Jonathan’s partner Paul Bushnell.
Another Kind Of Life
Touching on themes of countercultures, subcultures and minorities of all kinds, the show featured 20 photographers from the 1950s to present day, reflecting a more diverse complex view of the world.
Another Kind of Life followed the lives of individuals & communities on the fringes of society from America to India, Chile to Nigeria. Driven by personal and political motivations, many of the photographers sought to provide an authentic representation of the disenfranchised communities with whom they spent months, years or even decades with, often conspiring with them to construct their own identity through the camera lens.
Featuring communities of sexual experimenters, romantic rebels, outlaws, survivalists, the economically dispossessed and those who openly flout social convention, the works present the outsider as an agent of change. From street photography to portraiture, vernacular albums to documentary reportage, the show includes the Casa Susanna Collection, Paz Errazuriz, Pieter Hugo, Mary Ellen Mark and Dayanita Singh.