Louie Zalk-Neale, <i>Research image</i>, 2022. Courtesy of the artist.

Louie Zalk-Neale, Research image, 2022. Courtesy of the artist.

Intertwining tī kōuka: experimenting with rope making

Adult Workshop
  • Thu 25 Aug 2022
  • 6—7:30PM
  • Govett-Brewster Art Gallery / Len Lye Centre
  • Free
  • Materials provided
  • This workshop is for adults only
  • Booking essential - available below

Ahead of their new performance Ngā Manuhiri Taura (The Visiting Ropes), artist Louie Zalk-Neall invite you to attend public ropemaking workshops.

During the workshops, Zalk-Neale will teach you how to make miro (twined string) from tī kōuka fibre.

They will introduce some of their taonga made using this technique and help to guide participants’ own experimentation. Participants will also learn about the tikanga involved in harvesting and working with this material.

Following the rope making workshops, join artist Louie Zalk-Neale for a performance at a local beach. Audience members are encouraged to bring a taura (rope) along with them to the performance.

Performance: Ngā Manuhiri Taura (The Visiting Ropes)
Saturday 27th August 2:30 PM
More information here


Please note: this workshop is for adults only, if you are interested in participating with tamariki please book into our whānau workshop here.

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