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

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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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Artist’s talk: Seraphine Pick

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Artist’s Talk: Séraphine Pick

Sunday 8 June, 1.30pm in the Main Gallery

Séraphine Pick will present a floor talk with specific reference to her portrait paintings in Pataka’s Looking like someone else exhibition.

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UNDERGROUND market at Pataka

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The UNDERGROUND market:
At Pataka in the spine

Sunday 20 April, 11am – 3pm

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

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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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