Reuben Paterson

Te Mangōroa


edition of 15 + 5 artists proofs

screenprint and glitter on 640gsm archival paper

760 x 560mm

These works interlace kōwhaiwhai of the mangōpare hammerhead shark and the mangōtipi white pointer shark. Woven together as genealogical markers, the two kōwhaiwhai act as invocation and whakapapa to Tangaroa, god of the sea.