The Mata Aho Collective (established in 2012) is a collaboration between four Māori women, Erena Baker of Te Atiawa ki Whakarongotai, Ngāti Toa Rangātira; Sarah Hudson of Ngāti Awa, Ngāi Tūhoe; Bridget Reweti of Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāi Te Rangi; and Terri Te Tau of Rangitāne and Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairarapa. Mata Aho produces large scale, often textile-based installations linked to mana wāhine Māori: the power and integrity of Māori women.
Participated in the “Rabbit Hole: Pod Theory” Residency, 2020.
Location: Arsenal Contemporary Art Toronto
The Mata Aho Collective is comprised of Erena Baker (Te Atiawa ki Whakarongotai, Ngāti Toa Rangātira), Sarah Hudson (Ngāti Awa, Ngāi Tūhoe), Bridget Reweti (Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāi Te Rangi) and Terri Te Tau (Rangitāne ki Wairarapa), four Maori women artists who have worked together since 2012. One of their first…