Curator’s Talk: The enigma of Shigeyuki Kihara’s Salome

© Shigeyuki Kihara.  Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going?

Curator’s Talk: The enigma of Shigeyuki Kihara’s Salomé

Sunday 11 May, 2pm in the Main Gallery

Pataka’s Contemporary Art Curator, Mark Hutchins-Pond, will guide visitors through Shigeyuki Kihara’s fictitious narrative of Salomé and explain some of the ideas behind Kihara’s most recent richly layered series of images: Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going?

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UNDERGROUND market at Pataka

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The UNDERGROUND market:
At Pataka in the spine

Sunday 18 May, 11am – 3pm

Featuring a unique collection of locally made designer homewares, clothing, craft creations and gourmet food products.

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Forum: Fo’i Piliote – Tongan Artists in New Zealand

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Forum: Fo’i Piliote – Tongan Artists in New Zealand

Saturday 12 April, 2.45pm in the Main Gallery

Chaired by guest curator Nina Tonga, this forum addresses the transnational experiences of Tongan artists in New Zealand. The forum features a panel of four Tongan artists who will discuss their works and address the shifting notions of home and belonging.

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Tokelau Day

Tokelau Day

Tokelau Day

Saturday 5 April, 11am – 3pm in the Spine

Join us for a day showcasing Tokelau and its unique culture, language and rich and vibrant talents

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Migrating Kitchen Trust Talk and Taste Series

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Migrating Kitchen Trust’s Talk & Taste series

22 February, 29 March & 5 April 2014

The Migrating Kitchen Trust is running Talk & Taste at Pataka Museum. Food is the entree, the common ingredient. Every culture has rituals and practices round sharing food and this series takes the visitors on an historical, cultural and culinary journey. Please join us!

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