• Maori Welcome Dress and culture

    Image ID
    FOT546210
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Image Details
    Image File Attributes
    25.3 MB
    JPEG
    Image Dimensions
    9325 x 9976 px
    Image Print Size (at 300 ppi)
    790 x 845 mm
    31.1 x 33.3 in
    Visual Size @300ppi
    Keywords
    MāMaori culture is a rich and varied one, and includes traditional and contemporary arts. Traditional arts such as carving, weaving, kapa haka (group performance), whaikorero (oratory) and moko (tattoo) are practised throughout the country. Practitioners following in the footsteps of their tipuna (ancestors) replicate the techniques used hundreds of years agoMāMaori is an oral culture rich with stMaories and legends Poi Maoriginates from the traditional performing arts of the MāMaori people of New Zealand, and has since developed many forms enjoyed worldwide as a hobby, exercise, or performance art alongside juggling and other forms of object manipulation.
    Description
    Over four hundred years the first New Zealanders, the Maori, voyaged thousands of miles across the vast unknown Pacific Ocean in small ocean-going canoes. In order to reach New Zealand, these brave adventurers developed their own navigation system using the stars and the currents. Māori culture is a rich and varied one, and includes traditional and contemporary arts. Traditional arts such as carving, weaving, kapa haka (group performance), whaikorero (oratory) and moko (tattoo) are practised throughout the country. Practitioners following in the footsteps of their tipuna (ancestors) replicate the techniques used hundreds of years agoMāori is an oral culture rich with stories and legends. The Māori creation story describes the world being formed by the violent separation of Ranginui, the Sky Father, and Papatuanuku, the Earth Mother, by their children. Many Māori carvings and artworks graphically depict this struggle. Poi is a performance art employing a ball suspended from a length of flexible material, usually a plaited cord, held in the hand and swung in circular patterns. This is usually accompanied by the waiata, to add rhythm and a visual accompaniment, although it is useful for many things such as muscle building exercises and has very good visual entertainment for the audience. Poi is a performance art employing a ball or balls suspended from a length of flexible material held in the hand and swung in circular patterns.
    Uploader
    Rob Weaver
    Contributor
    Rob Weaver
    Date Taken
    2009-06-09
    Uploaded on
    2009-06-09
    Collection
    1***NEW Zealand A Collection see more
    Category
    Lifestyle
    Sub Category
    Entertainment
    Setting
    Outdoor
    Point of view
    Eye level
    Number of people
    4
    Gender
    Male, Female
    Mood
    Casual, Contented, Formal, Smiling
    Dress
    Partly clothed
    Model Release
    Yes
    Dominant colour
    #E0D0B0