New Zunland / Aotearoa

(work in progress) – 6′ x 3′ x 2″ – mixed media

A hi-res version will be available when finished. The eventual price will be $20 000 but you may reserve for $5000 now and $15 000 later.

This country had it almost right from the beginning: a group of Maori chiefs decided on a flag design. Their design still contained symbols of England Christianity though. Eventually, however, the country officially adopted the current flag (in 1902) which clearly contains the flag of ANOTHER country. New Zealand, in 2016, voted to keep their flag as is (57% to 43%)…. siiiiigh. It’s time to rip out this symbol of brutal colonisation.

Here’s part of the process…