Current Exhibitions

Exhibition: Shigeyuki Kihara | 'Undressing the Pacific' at Hocken Library, University of Otago 20 April – 8 June 2013

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 »

Exhibition: Maketi Ples at Global Gallery, February 20 - March 10, 2013

Now in its third 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 »

Exhibition: Aho Whenua-Threads sown from Earth, A collection of Contemporary Māori Weaving, Ceramics, Painting, and Jewellery

26 January - 4 March 2013
PATAKA Art + Museum
Blue Pacific Gallery

Showcasing recent work by: Davina Duke, Hera Johns, Karuna Douglas, Ngaahina Hohaia, Noelle Jakeman, Rhonda Halliday, Sofia Minson, Stevei Houkamau, Todd Douglas, Tracey Huxford, Veranoa Hetet, Victor Te Paa.  read more »

Exhibition: Beyond the Papunya Dot – new works by Australian artists

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 »

Exhibition: Malima! work by Apa Tengere

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.
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Exhibition: 'Born Savages' by Mau Muaiava

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 »