Finalist in the 28th Annual Wallace Art Awards 2019
Harakeke Rope (Ongoing since 2019)
Gathered during annual harvests from 2011 to 2019 from Pa Harakeke, Te Noho Kotahitanga - Unitec (Tamaki Makaurau/Auckland), Pa te Aroha (Whirinaki), Piritahi (Waiheke Island), Auckland Botanic Gardens and o Te Iwi, Waitakere. Fibre extracted from harakeke leaf blade by scraping with mussel shell. Harakeke rib and outer leaf blade flax fibre stripped.
Hand-worked rope, suspended from muka to harakeke mass.
250 metres approximately, pegged - and ongoing throughout the exhibition