Nikorima by Isaiah Karaitiana

An intricately carved wooden lance with feathers attached
Pikiao Taiaha © Nikorima | Isaiah Karaitiana

Masterfully combining studded textures with smooth surfaces and warm wood with glistening inlays, the works of Nikorima, by artist Isaiah Karaitiana, seem to move organically under the shifting natural light. Inspired by his late Māori grandfather, Karaitiana only recently began his creative journey into wood carving.

Read more in the first issue of Convergence.

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