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Title: Kilim
Size: 44cm x 32cm (including frame)
Medium: Mixed media
Materials: Hand made paper, recycled paper, ink
Artist: Nándor Tánczos—Former MP, Whakatane District Councillor, activist and political commentator

What is your art about?

“It's a brief exploration of the notion of human free-will, the idea that we create our own destiny but within defined constraints, subject to both will and chance. It is also a hymn of praise to Yah Rastafari.”

What was the creative process like?

“Lumpy. I started a work, went quite a long way down it, to realise that it was crap. When I began again it flowed better, and the layers of the work kind of unfolded.”

What inspired you to support the work of Parent to Parent?

“Raising children is always a challenge but having a child with a disability must add all kinds of pressures and stresses to a family. The idea of a network that works with all family members to support them and link them to other people is something I am happy to get behind.”

All proceeds help fund the work of Parent to Parent—supporting families raising Kiwi kids with disabilities for over 30 years. For help or to donate visit parent2parent.org.nz

Many thanks to Fastway Couriers Waikato who have sponsored delivery of the artworks to and from our celebrity artists around the country.

Thanks also to Shifting Light Photography who sponsored photography of the artworks.

See our other listings for original artworks by Jacinda Ardern, Jack Tame, Suzanne Paul and more. Happy bidding!
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  • Seller location: Hamilton, Waikato, NZ

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