Rangituhia Hollis is of Ngati Porou and Ngāti Kahungunu descent. Born in Napier, New Zealand, he has been exhibiting his art publicly for 20 years. He currently lives in South Auckland, and is a Teacher of Art and Digital Technologies.
How Would You Feel About Me Writing Something About Toi Tū, Toi Ora for CIRCUIT?
Originally conceived as a response to Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art, a group show of 300 artworks by 110 Māori artists at Auckland Art Gallery, this essay by artist Rangituhia Hollis grew into a personal reflection on Māori experience of the post-colonial past, present, and possible future.
In this podcast Israel Randell talks to Rangituhia Hollis about his CIRCUIT Artist Cinema Commission Across the face of the Moon.