Kingsley Baird – Serve: a new recipe for sacrifice
31 May – 30 August 2015
Kingsley Baird is a visual artist and academic who focuses on the investigation of memory, cross-cultural memorialisation, and public art through making artefacts and writing.
We Built This City – Porirua: 50 Years Young
7 June – 20 September
We Built This City exhibition will explore the creation of Porirua since 1965 through its buildings, streets and villages.
5–28 June 2015
Renowned weaver Kohai Grace has included both her own work and that of her students from Whitireia’s Toi Poutama weaving and carving school in this exhibition, celebrating the way in which we learn from one another and the various pathways through which knowledge is transferred.
Wi Taepa – Think Colour
11 June – 12 July 2105
Wi Taepa has always enjoyed the unpredictable way in which the colours of clay emerge during firing, and here he pushes the theme of colour even further. His new works are influenced by his time spent with fellow ceramic artist Richard Parker.
Ngataiharuru Taepa – Te Tini a Pitau: 12 years of kowhaiwhai
14 June – 6 September 2015
Te Tini A Pitau: 12 years of kowhaiwhai surveys highlights from the past 12 years of Ngataiharuru Taepa’s practice. Taepa is one of our most important and innovative contemporary Māori artists.