Exhibition

Forgotten Vessels – Waiting for the Early Dawn

Nature’s Gentleman and Sistar S’pacific

16 September - 30 October

 Forgotten Vessels – Waiting for the Early Dawn
Photograph by Pepe Tuna Productions (Salvador Brown). Courtesy of the artists.
 Forgotten Vessels – Waiting for the Early Dawn
1. Numa Mackenzie and Rosanna Raymond. ‘Ana Pekapeka.’ Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
 Forgotten Vessels – Waiting for the Early Dawn
2. Numa Mackenzie and Rosanna Raymond. ‘Ana Pekapeka.’ Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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3. Numa Mackenzie and Rosanna Raymond. ‘Ana Pekapeka.’ Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
 Forgotten Vessels – Waiting for the Early Dawn
4. Numa Mackenzie and Rosanna Raymond. ‘Ana Pekapeka.’ Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
 Forgotten Vessels – Waiting for the Early Dawn
5. Numa Mackenzie and Rosanna Raymond. ‘Ana Pekapeka.’ Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
 Forgotten Vessels – Waiting for the Early Dawn
6. Numa Mackenzie and Rosanna Raymond. ‘Ana Pekapeka.’ Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
 Forgotten Vessels – Waiting for the Early Dawn
7. Numa Mackenzie and Rosanna Raymond. ‘Ana Pekapeka.’ Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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8. Numa Mackenzie and Rosanna Raymond. ‘Ana Pekapeka.’ Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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9. Numa Mackenzie and Rosanna Raymond. ‘Ana Pekapeka.’ Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
 Forgotten Vessels – Waiting for the Early Dawn
10. Rosanna Raymond (Sistar S’pacific). ‘Punatoto-Full Tusk Maiden the third' (2009-2021).
 Forgotten Vessels – Waiting for the Early Dawn
11. Rosanna Raymond (Sistar S’pacific). ‘Punatoto-Full Tusk Maiden the third' (2009-2021). Detail.
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12. Numa Mackenzie and Rosanna Raymond. ‘Ana Pekapeka.’ Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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13. Numa Mackenzie and Rosanna Raymond. ‘Ana Pekapeka.’ Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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14. Numa Mackenzie (Nature’s Gentleman). ‘Protectors not protestors’ (2018).
 Forgotten Vessels – Waiting for the Early Dawn
15. Numa Mackenzie and Rosanna Raymond. ‘Ana Pekapeka.’ Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
 Forgotten Vessels – Waiting for the Early Dawn
16. Numa Mackenzie (Nature’s Gentleman). ‘Ura Movements’ (2018).
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17. Rosanna Raymond (Sistar S’pacific). ‘Playing with Whaea’ (2016).
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18. Numa Mackenzie (Nature’s Gentleman). ‘Forgotten Vessels’. Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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19. Numa Mackenzie (Nature’s Gentleman). ‘Forgotten Vessels’. Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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20. Numa Mackenzie (Nature’s Gentleman). ‘Untitled’ (2022).
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21. Numa Mackenzie (Nature’s Gentleman). ‘Untitled’ (2022).
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22. Numa Mackenzie (Nature’s Gentleman). ‘Hue wai tahaa’ (2022).
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23. Numa Mackenzie (Nature’s Gentleman). ‘Forgotten Vessels’. Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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24. Numa Mackenzie (Nature’s Gentleman). ‘Forgotten Vessels’. Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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25. Numa Mackenzie (Nature’s Gentleman). ‘Forgotten Vessels’. Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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26. Numa Mackenzie (Nature’s Gentleman). ‘Untitled’ (2022).
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27. Numa Mackenzie (Nature’s Gentleman). ‘Hue Pawehe’ (2022).
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28. Numa Mackenzie (Nature’s Gentleman). ‘Forgotten Vessels’. Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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29. Numa Mackenzie (Nature’s Gentleman). ‘Forgotten Vessels’. Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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30. Numa Mackenzie (Nature’s Gentleman). ‘Forgotten Vessels’. Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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31. Numa Mackenzie (Nature’s Gentleman). ‘Forgotten Vessels’. Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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32. Numa Mackenzie (Nature’s Gentleman). ‘Forgotten Vessels’. Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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33. Numa Mackenzie (Nature’s Gentleman). ‘Ladel’ (2022).
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34. Numa Mackenzie (Nature’s Gentleman). ‘Untitled’ (2022).
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35. Numa Mackenzie (Nature’s Gentleman). ‘Forgotten Vessels’. Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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36. Numa Mackenzie (Nature’s Gentleman). ‘Forgotten Vessels’. Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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37. Numa Mackenzie (Nature’s Gentleman). ‘Forgotten Vessels’. Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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38. Numa Mackenzie (Nature’s Gentleman). ‘Forgotten Vessels’. Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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39. Numa Mackenzie (Nature’s Gentleman). ‘Forgotten Vessels’. Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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40. Numa Mackenzie (Nature’s Gentleman). ‘Wheke’ (2022).
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41. Numa Mackenzie (Nature’s Gentleman). ‘Forgotten Vessels’. Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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42. Numa Mackenzie (Nature’s Gentleman). ‘Forgotten Vessels’. Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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43. Numa Mackenzie (Nature’s Gentleman). ‘Forgotten Vessels’. Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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44. Numa Mackenzie (Nature’s Gentleman). ‘Forgotten Vessels’. Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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45. Numa Mackenzie (Nature’s Gentleman). ‘Forgotten Vessels’. Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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46. Rosanna Raymond (Sistar S’pacific). ‘Waiting for the Early Dawn’. Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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47. Rosanna Raymond (Sistar S’pacific). ‘Waiting for the Early Dawn’. Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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48. Rosanna Raymond (Sistar S’pacific). ‘Waiting for the Early Dawn’. Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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49. Rosanna Raymond (Sistar S’pacific). ‘Waiting for the Early Dawn’. Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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50. Rosanna Raymond (Sistar S’pacific). ‘Waiting for the Early Dawn’. Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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51. Rosanna Raymond (Sistar S’pacific). ‘Waiting for the Early Dawn’. Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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52. Rosanna Raymond (Sistar S’pacific). ‘Waiting for the Early Dawn’. Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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53. Rosanna Raymond (Sistar S’pacific). ‘Waiting for the Early Dawn’. Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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54. Rosanna Raymond (Sistar S’pacific). ‘Waiting for the Early Dawn’. Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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55. Rosanna Raymond (Sistar S’pacific). ‘Waiting for the Early Dawn’. Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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56. Rosanna Raymond (Sistar S’pacific). ‘Waiting for the Early Dawn’. Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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57. Rosanna Raymond (Sistar S’pacific). ‘Waiting for the Early Dawn’. Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.
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58. Rosanna Raymond (Sistar S’pacific). ‘Waiting for the Early Dawn’. Sept – Oct 2022. Installation View.

Nature’s Gentleman (Numa Mackenzie) and Sistar S’pacific (Rosanna Raymond) have collaborated countless times over the past decade as part of the renowned SaVĀge K’lub. Expanding on their shared creative history, Forgotten Vessels – Waiting for the Early Dawn presents a dual exhibition where the artists each explore their solo-practices in conversation with one another, through the use of sound, craft-based practice and hue carving. Alongside their individual installations, the duo nod to their ongoing work as part of the SaVĀge K’lub collective in a third space serving as recreation of their shared artist studio Ana Pekapeka, lending space for activations, workshops and conversations throughout the exhibition.

In an immersive installation Waiting for the Early Dawn, Sistar S’pacific explores how the experience of war, both ancient and modern, has defined land and the living. Women through the centuries have often fulfilled the role of peace keepers and healers. Particularly in precolonial Samoa, women of rank would be able to pass freely as mediators and messengers between warring camps. Inspired by the atua Hine te Pū Hue who inhaled her brother’s rage breathing a song of healing and calm, Waiting for the Early Dawn employs sound and craft-based practice in collaboration with Pepe Tuna Studio sound artist Salvador Brown, to invite us to experience the transient emotions of rage and healing.

Nature’s Gentleman presents a reclamation of hue in Forgotten Vessels, exploring the hue’s use, function and embellishment in contemporary art practice and across communities. Nature’s Gentleman explores his journey cultivating hue, sharing the communal support and collective celebration of the natural resource experienced along the way. Through delicate carving and time intensive process, his new suite of hue-based works embodies his journey, reigniting and reimagining the significance of such techniques and objects in contemporary practice.

View exhibition booklet and artist bios here.
View catalogue here.

Online Gallery images by Ralph Brown.


Location

The Homestead Galleries
Corban Estate Arts Centre
2 Mt Lebanon Lane
Henderson
Auckland

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