Inia Taylor

Inia Taylor is of Ngāti Toa descent.

Often working as Moko Ink Studio Taylor also makes paintings, sculptures and films. Several pieces of Taylor's work are held in the Wallace Art Trust collection.

In 2004, working with carvers Shane McAllister and Arapeta Tauri, Taylor completed 'Potatau,' a waharoa, for the Greylynn Community Centre.

Inia Taylor, ‘On the Backs of Others’ (1996), Grey Lynn Park, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland

Image: Bronwyn Holloway-Smith, Public Art Heritage Aotearoa New Zealand, 2021