David Trubridge – So Far: A Maker’s Journey
8 June – 24 August 2014
David Trubridge is one of New Zealand’s most internationally celebrated designers. So Far tells the story of Trubridge’s development over the last four decades by showcasing many of his most celebrated pieces.
EREWHON: Left for Dead in the Field of Dreams
30 May – 21 September 2014
Fiona Pardington created a new body of work in 2012 to be shown at the Biennale of Contemporary Art in Ukraine, which will now be shown at Pataka. The installation comprises seven portraits of Maori and mixed-race women from Ngai Tahu making facial expressions used in traditional Maori ceremony and adorned in potent mythological symbols.
Tonga ‘i Onopooni: Tonga Contemporary
12 April – 24 August 2014
Pataka is delighted to present Tonga ‘i Onopooni: Tonga Contemporary, an exhibition of work by thirteen Tongan New Zealand artists. From sculpture to painting, photography, video and installation, the exhibition showcases the strength and vitality of their work.
Séraphine Pick – Looking like someone else
30 May – 20 September 2014
Pataka’s first solo exhibition of paintings by Séraphine Pick brings together a selection of her finest, rarely seen portraits spanning 19 years of her practice.
Clusters – New Contemporary Jewellery
10 July – 10 August 2014 in the Toi Gallery
Nine contemporary jewellery makers, all graduates of Whitireia NZ, show their work in the Toi Gallery.