The NZ Studies Network lecture provided the opportunity to triangulate the Hinemihi Project from three perspectives: art, archeology and  architecture. The lecture also allowed for an element of improvisation and ‘maori performance’ by subverting the ordinarily passive role of the audience and demanding active audience participation. Thanks to Rosanna Raymond’s ‘I am a house’, the audience were animated into the constituent parts of a whare whilst the lecture ended with the audience voting for which architectural strategy was best for the project (WHAT_rrrrrchitecture? from R1: repair, R2: restore, R3: reuse, R4: redevelop, R5: relocate). Interestingly enough R5 threw up the option of relocating Hinemihi to London!?


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