We round out our discussion of Maori carving talking about motifs, with a focus on depictions of humans as well as talking about the carvers themselves. I also get excited about charcoal on rocks towards the end…Read More 19 – A Carver and His Carvings
We discuss the mythical origins of carving along with the two main styles and finish with a short talk about tokotoko, orator’s staffs! Oh, and there is a giveaway too!Read More 18 – Bringing Art to the Surface
Today we start our next major Maori culture topic, carving. This episode we discuss how to make and use toki, adzes, as well as their mythological origins!Read More 16 – AND MY ADZE!!!