Innovating with Tradition – Pakistan’s Miniature Contemporary Art Exhibition
14 August – 14 September 2014
Innovating with Tradition Pataka and the High Commission for Pakistan present an exhibition that brings together a collection of new artwork by young Pakistani artists.
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.
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.
Gabrielle Belz, Diane Prince & Shona Rapira Davies – Poi Poi Poi
19 June – 20 July 2014
Poi Poi Poi brings together the work of three prominent Māori artists, Gabrielle Belz, Diane Prince and Shona Rapira Davies.
Simon Lardelli – He Pou Manawa
7 June – 6 July 2014
Simon Lardelli’s latest works explore ancestors and their presence as they leap from the traditional to the modern. The ancestors are represented in the negative and positive spaces in the found objects (mainly pallets) he carves and sculpts.