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?
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.
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.
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
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!