Story: Painting

Emily Karaka

In this clip from a short documentary about Emily Karaka she explains the origins of her painting. Her work emerged both from personal concerns arising from the loss of her father and also from a growing social awareness of the injustices suffered by the tribes with which she was associated.

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YouTube: Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki

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How to cite this page:

Jock Phillips, 'Painting - Painting of identity', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 9 August 2022)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 22 Oct 2014