Rātana

Ans Westra, Artist

This is one of the photographs in our collection. It was made in Ratana, Whanganui Region, New Zealand in 1972.
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About the Work
After arriving in the country from her native Holland, Westra made her first trip up the Whanganui River in 1960 and began an engagement with the people of the region that continues to this day.
Measurements
Image 287 x 286mm (sight))
Media
toned silver gelatin print on paper
Description
Group of women and children amidst the sleeping arrangements at Rātana marae. Clothes are hanging up, bags and kete scattered around, a woman is holding a guitar at front left, while another woman spreads her arms wide in conversation to the right.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Gift of the artist, 1996.
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
1996

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Accession Number:
1996/3/126