23 March 2012
Venue: Tāne-a-nui-a-rangi wharenui, Waipapa Marae, 16 Wynyard Street, The University of Auckland (Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau).
The second-ever Kora evening is to be held in celebration of the Indigenising Knowledge for Current and Future Generations Te Whare Kura: Indigenous Knowledges, Peoples and Identities Symposium, University of Auckland, 23-24 Poutū-te-rangi/March 2012. Our presenters are:
- Lama Tone (Designer/Builder/Consultant), 'A Diasporic Response'
- Marama Muru-Lanning (Social Anthropologist, Post-doctoral Fellow University of Auckland), ‘The Waikato River: He Piko he Taniwha, He Piko he Taniwha’
- Karamia Muller (Architectural designer), 'Utilising Archicad to Document Laundry: a process of indigenising drawing practice'
- Raukura Turei (Architectural designer), ‘Te Hiki a Hine-Ruhi – He Whare Tapere’
- Nanako McIntosh (Architecture postgraduate), ‘Tūhoe events center, Opouriao, Te Urewera’
This will be a night of spark-sized presentations about indigenous knowledges, showcasing cutting-edge Māori and Pacific research--by, with and for communities--igniting conversation and ideas. There will be an opportunity for patai (questions) and korero (comments) after each presentation.
Indigenous Futures is a collaborative event hosted by Te Whare Kura: Indigenous Knowledges, Peoples and Identities Thematic Research Initiative (University of Auckland; www.tewharekura.auckland.ac.nz) and Kora’s founder, Ngā Aho: National Network of Māori Design Professionals (www.ngaaho.maori.nz). For further information on the Indigenous Futures Kora Evening or the Indigenising Knowledges for Current and Future Generations Symposium contact Te Whare Kura: email@example.com
Koha admission (or free entry for Indigenising Knowledge symposium registrants). Friends & whānau welcome. Refreshments served at half-time in the wharekai.