Tame Iti. Photo: Birgit Krippner.
Tūhoe painter Tame Iti and Austrian photographer Birgit Krippner are exhibiting their art together in a new exhibition at Wellington's Suite gallery. Tame Iti will show paintings and sculpture alongside Birgit Krippner's recent photos of him and his whanau, mostly shot around Ruatoki. Wallace talks to Tame and Birgit about their art, their inspiration, and their special collaboration.
The exhibition by Tame Iti and Birgit Krippner runs at Suite's new gallery at 241 Cuba St, Wellington from Thursday, 19. At the same time, Ans Westra's photos from Ruatoki will show at Suite's former gallery at 147 Cuba St.