New exhibit "Out of Taiwan:Shared Connections in the Pacific." The opening day is Saturday, October 26, where the exhibiting photographer Danee Hazama of Tahiti will be presenting.
Ms. Lily Wen, another special guest and the cultural ambassador of the Rukai Tribe, Indigenous Peoples of Taiwan, will also be there. read more »
Undressing the Pacific is a mid-career survey exhibition of photographic and performance works by Shigeyuki Kihara that spans more than a decade of her prodigious career. The title of the exhibition references the centrality of ‘undressing’ or subversion as a strategy in Kihara’s works, which ‘undress’ the colonial histories of Samoa, and, her use of dress (and states of undress) a read more »
Now in itsthird year, Maketi Ples – the contemporary Pacific islands art exhibition and ‘market place’ – is back at Global Gallery, Paddington. With pieces from seven Pacific Island nations, this year’s collection features some of the most exciting contemporary visual art, textiles and 3-D artisan works from around the region. read more »
Co-organised by Diff’Art Pacific and IDAIA, ‘Beyond the Papunya Dot’ invites eight Australian Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists and a collective to present their vision of Aboriginal art. read more »
Attached is a small catalogue prepared for the forth-coming exhibition by Apa Tengere, a B. Ed. (Inservice) student majoring in Visual Arts. The exhibition will be part of the contribution to the Symposium happening at the end of this month - The Saep Majnep Memorial Symposium. It will open Nov 1 and will be open for viewing until 30th November. read more »
A solo photography showing of the multi-media artist Mau Muiava. The exhibition Born Savages runs from Oct 6 - Oct 26 but ALL are welcome to attend our pre-viewing evening on Oct 5, starting at 7PM. If you would like to learn more about her influences and vision you can do so here. read more »
Header photos (left to right): Performance by Te Pua O Feani, July 21, 2005; Children's Story (Water Dreaming of Two Children), Johnny Warangkula Tjupurrula, acrylic on composition board, 1972; IL IAMB NAI? POMBRAL MOLGA KUNDUL AL? WHO IS THIS PERSON? BLACK OR WHITE? Performance by Michael Mel, April 28, 2007. Rotator photos (numbers one through four): Fiji Project gathering in front of a Masi Kesa from the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at Cambridge University, Re-presenting Pacific Art. Edited by Karen Stevenson and Virginia-Lee Webb, Australia: Crawford House Publishing, 2010, Dan Taulapapa McMillin, 'O Taulaitu, Acrylic transfer collage and oil paint on canvas, 2012, PAA 11th International Symposium at the University of British Columbia, 2013.