About: Art | Cuisine | Nature

Mamakan is a botanical artist working with art, cuisine and nature. She is originally from Aarhus, Denmark of nordic Vølve-Viking decent and has deep Scandinavian roots. 


Today. Mamakan is based in Parau, a forested area west of Auckland, New Zealand, where she creates contemporary fine art photography and multi-sensory art/food installations and exhibitions.


Mamakan's art practice could best be described as 'GastroGeography' - the taste of a place. Her sensory artworks and collaborative projects amplify nature and aim to create a sense of belonging and wellbeing. 


See her full bio here.


Mamakan Oustrup Laureijs at her studio at velskov, Waitakere Ranges in Auckland.