Politics of Sharing – On Collective Wisdom

Natalie Robertson

Natalie Robertson is a photographic and moving image artist, and co-founder of the artist and writer collective Local Time. She received a Master of Fine Arts (First Class Honors) from the University of Auckland and is a Senior Lecturer at AUT University, Auckland, Aotearoa/New Zealand. She has exhibited in public institutions throughout New Zealand and also internationally, e.g. in Taiwan, China, Rarotonga, USA, England, France, Germany, Brazil and Australia. In her works, Robertson explores Maori knowledge and cultural landscapes and engages with conflicting settler and indigenous relationships to land and place, with a shift towards environmental revitalisation projects.

Natalie Robertson,"Lady Arihia wharekai. Porourangi Marae, Waiomatatini. On the occasion of the 80th birthday of Canon Morehu Boysie Te Maro", 2010; With moral permission Canon Morehu Boysie Te Maro