Peata Larkin, Waiti, 2015 (detail)

Peata Larkin: AUAU_I REPEAT

21 Feb – 29 March 2016

‘Auau’ meaning repetition, recurring or frequently is a recurrent theme in Peata Larkin’s practice that she demonstrates both visually and symbolically. Larkin’s work meshes broad-ranging references from traditional Māori weaving, to modernist geometries and DNA sequencing to the pixilation of digital images

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Bob Jahnke Navarro tukutuku 2015 (detail)

Bob Jahnke – ATA: a third reflection

13 February – 15 May 2016

Professor Robert Jahnke’s Ata explores Māori creation narratives and prophetic imagery through light and reflection.

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George Nuku, Bottled Ocean 2114. Installation at the Taipei Contemporary Art Center, Taiwan_1

George Nuku – Bottled Ocean 2116

21 Feb – 15 May 2016

Bottled Ocean 2116 presents an expansive translucent double-hulled waka. Floating in space, it is surrounded by imagined creatures of the deep created from recycled plastics.

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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.

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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 six of the most compelling video artworks from the ground-breaking ZKM exhibition – Cross-border- to coincide with Wellington’s 2016 International Arts Festival.

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