Manifesto for a practice

A practice of creating / abundance

A practice of enabling / life

A practice active / not passive

A practice fluid / not concrete

A practice of freedom / unconfined

A practice of collaboration

A practice of sharing

A practice that gifts

A practice of life

A practice of living

A practice of composting / regenerating

A practice of growing / plants / trees / humans

A practice of labour / dignity

A practice that listens / responds

A practice of belief

A practice of Kaitiakitanga / guardianship / protection

A practice of politics

A practice of pedagogy

A practice of reclaiming / space / lost knowledge

A practice of diversity / inclusion

 

Its material continues to grow.

It produces work that continues to produce.

 

The material is living / its essence is sculptural.

The material is the people / the community

The material is the plants / the soil

The material is both physical and spiritual

 

Creation and creativity

The fabric of all life

The origin of all production