Robyn Parker (detail)

Professional Weavers NZ – CLOAK

17 June – 17 July 2016

Part garment, part protection, part disguise…from Dracula to Zorro, the versatile cloak has a long and fascinating history. A new travelling exhibition of woven artworks celebrates the magic and mystery of this iconic garment.

Past Exhibitions
Joseph Barber_Tui ki Waho

TOIHOUKURA: Te Whānau Marama
16 June – 17 July 2016

Te Whananu Marama is an exhibition of recent artworks in customary and contemporary materials by senior students and tutors from TOIHOUKURA School of Māori Visual Art and Design, Gisborne.

Past Exhibitions
Jade Townsend, Typical Relics 07, 2015

Jade Townsend: Shopping and Other Rituals

21 Feb – 15 May 2016

Jade Townsend’s installation titled Shopping and other Rituals presents custom made, three dimensional LED sculptures of iconic English words and Chinese characters amidst vibrantly coloured geometric designs on the gallery walls and floor.

Past Exhibitions
Emily Jacir_Crossing Surda, 2002 Still from 2 channel video installation

Cross-border: Video works by contemporary artists from the Southern Mediterranean

21 Feb – 15 May 2016

With the assistance of German curator Elisabeth Klotz, Pātaka Art + Museum is pleased to present seven of the most compelling video artworks from the ground-breaking ZKM exhibition – Cross-border- to coincide with Wellington’s 2016 International Arts Festival. Artists: Amal Kenawy, Zoulikha Bouabdellah, Rana ElNemr, Reem Ghazzi, Susan Hefuna, Emily Jacir, Katia Kameli.

Past Exhibitions
Kelcy Taratoa_Zoom In, 2015

Kelcy Taratoa – The Panoptic Tower

21 Feb – 15 May 2016

The loss of privacy through online monitoring and public surveillance has created a culture of Orwellian fear and paranoia. Taratoa’s latest series of paintings grapples with pop-culture referents to unpack these anxieties.

Past Exhibitions