Ngahere – The Bush of Aotearoa

Professional Weavers Network of New Zealand

18 AUG - 1 OCT 2023

A tactile exhibition that blends imagination, skill and creative flair,Ngahere – The Bush of Aotearoa brings together some of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most talented weavers.

Featuring over 45 stunning artworks, including hand woven textured and gauze fabrics, tapestries, Jacquard weaves, floor rugs and cushions, this show explores all aspects of the Aotearoa bush.
This installation of hand woven works offers a unique way of experiencing the great beauty of the New Zealand bush expressed through the work of highly skilled and talented individual artist weavers.

Taking their inspiration from the wide variety of experiences to be found in the bush, and reflecting them in a kaleidoscope of textures, colours and filtered light, the weavers have interpreted the theme in many different ways – keeping the textures and colours of the bush of Aotearoa in mind, though not necessarily being literal in the approach.