Māori artist and photorgrapher Te Rawhitiroa Bosch evokes the magic and intensity of the human experience with his work. In this podcast Te Rawhitiroa shares how he has come to his unique and empowering photographic style which focuses on people, performance, and our relationship to place. In this episode, we hear Te Rawhitiroa break down his experience of traveling the world, connecting to various Indigenous cultures and his experience being welcomed into community through protest and celebration. We hear how Te Rawhitiroa sustains his body, mind and spirit on this epic year long journey and we hear his personal story of being on Mauna Kea in Hawai'i during the first arrests of Kanaka Maoli practicing peaceful resistance.
Te Rawhitiroa is currently on a connective journey from Canada to Hawai'i, from Holland to Morroco and beyond, documenting the human experience and connecting our stories through imagery. In his journey, Te Rawhitiroa captures the beauty of humanity within daily existence while celebrating the importance of indigenous peoples and their connection to place.
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Music on this episode by the following artists:
Maisey Rika, Trinity Roots, Iva Lamkum, Halau O Kekuhi, Rob Ruha, and Majic & The Acoustic Activists.