Tonga ‘i Onopooni: Tonga Contemporary

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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.

Current Exhibitions, EXHIBITIONS

Blood Faces

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Blood Faces

16 February – 1 June 2014

These remarkable photographs of the Chin women of Myanmar by Jens Uwe Parkitny document a tradition of facial tattooing in decline.

Current Exhibitions, EXHIBITIONS

Meridian Lines: Contemporary Art from The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

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Meridian Lines

16 February – 25 May 2014

An exhibition of contemporary New Zealand art from the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Current Exhibitions, EXHIBITIONS

Gerda Leenards – Jade-blue Waters

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Gerda Leenards – Jade-blue waters

27 March – 27 April 2014

Paintings by Gerda Leenards

Current Exhibitions, EXHIBITIONS

Shigeyuki Kihara

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

Shigeyuki Kihara

16 February – 25 May 2014

In this series of photographs, the artist performs a fictitious narrative in the guise of a resurrected 19th century Samoan woman examining current Samoan culture and society.

Current Exhibitions, EXHIBITIONS

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