Story: Cook Islanders

Artworks by Ani O'Neill

Artworks by Ani O'Neill

Like many young Cook Islanders, Ani O’Neill was born in New Zealand. She uses her knowledge of traditional weaving and tīvaevae (quilt making) to produce installation works such as these crocheted wool circles, from her ‘Cottage industry’ series.

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Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki
Mixed media by Ani O'Neill

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Carl Walrond, 'Cook Islanders - Culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 10 December 2023)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015