Cement Overlay on Board
610 × 2000 mm
“Kotahitanga” means unity or togetherness. The 5 woven steel strands are representative of interlaced fingers and for the artist symbolise a soladarity or collective action.
Shane Dudley’s works draw on both his Pakeha and Maori background, with many pieces highlighting the Mana of the ‘real’ object such as a Huia feather or mere pounamu, of which he makes powerfully enlarged versions.