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Works shown:

2019 February | Shared Lines: Kaikoura

‘aroha’ worked in duct tape on temporary fencing

2019 February | Splore Art and Music Festival

‘respite’ reworked as an awning reusing upcycled milk bottles  

2018 November | NZ Sculpture OnShore for Women’s Refuge

‘respite’ a temporary shelter using upcycled milk bottles

2017 October | Artweek AKL and World Homeless Day

‘stuck in the maze // from housed to homeless’ a temporary installation 

2017 October | LOOK 2017 as part of Artweek AKL

¿Confrontation? - stitching on paintball masks with pop-up protest signs

2017 March | ‘ea’ Festival

Delusions of Canute - stitching on builders scrim 

2016 November | NZ Sculpture OnShore for Women’s Refuge

We want you to know - duct tape on temporary fencing

2016 October | Artweek AKL and World Homeless Day

‘Stuck in the maze // from housed to homeless’ – temporary installation, corflute maze  

2016 October | LOOK on K Road as part of Artweek AKL 

Sifted Samplers - reused wool stitched onto found sifters and sieves.

‘the street loves nana’ at:

• Splore Festival Arts Trail | February 2016

• Queens Birthday at Queens Wharf | May –June 2015

• Objectspace | May 2015

• All Fresco 2015 | April 2015

• White Night at Remuera | March 2015 - Part of Auckland Art Festival

• Tales of Tamaki | January 2015 at Auckland War Memorial Museum

• Waitakere Festival 2014

• Splore Festival Arts Trail | February 2014

• Big Gay Out | February 2014

 

Presentation and publication

 2017

Costume and Textile Association NZ Symposium – convened by CTANZ

Presented to delegates

Wanna be in my gang?

 2016

CCD Summit Aotearoa  convened by Creative Waikato

Presented to delegates 

‘How to eat an elephant OR are my eyes bigger than my belly?’’

 

2015

Making Futures Research conference:| convened by Plymouth College of Art

Presented to delegates based on the abstract

‘ Stealing from Nana’s sewing box: // stitching together intergenerational conversation’  

 

Design awards and recognition

 2011

Westfield Style Pasifika 2011:

Finalist | Colonial Collection - Tangatawho?

Cult Couture 2011:

Finalist | Recycled Revolution - Wanna be in m y gang?

Finalist | Flight of Fantasy - The lunatics are fleeing the asylum

2010

Westfield Style Pasifika 2010:

Winner | Flava Urban Street Wear - Rattle your daggs in a Kiwi Kilt

Runner-up | Resene Asia Pasifika - She was a skater girl

 

2009

Westfield Style Pasifika 2009:

Finalist | Collection section - Girls in da hood

Finalist | Streetwear section - It all begins with the bag

Hokonui Fashion Design Awards 2009:

Winner | Heritage Kiwiana Award - Rattle your daggs

 

2008

Villa Maria Cult Couture 2008:

Winner | ON THE STREETS category - Cream Dream

Westfield Style Pasifika 2008:

Finalist | Collection section - Too much coffee culture

 

2007

Villa Maria Cult Couture 2007:

Winner | ON THE STREETS category - Waffley Good

Westfield Style Pasifika 2007:

Finalist URBAN PASIFIKA STREET WEAR

 

2006

Villa Maria Cult Couture 2006:

Runner up ON THE STREETS

Runner up RECYCLED REVOLUTION

 

2002

Whale Rider released

DVD version released with ‘Inspired by a kete’ pattern as an extra chapter