Margaret Aull // FRESH09

8 12 2009

Margaret Aull’s large scale mixed media work, For Fiji, Ever Fiji was purchased for the City Art Collection of Manukau City Council. It was shown in the annual survey exhibition of Fresh Gallery Otara, FRESH09 featuring recent acquisitions and highlights from the 2009 exhibition programme.

FRESH09 // 27 November – 19 December 2009
Fresh Gallery Otara, Manukau City, Aotearoa New Zealand

Opening Hours: Tuesday – Friday, 10am – 5pm; Saturday, 8am – 2pm

Torika Bolatagici // The Other APT

8 12 2009

Torika’s Kurunavanua photomedia series features in the web-based exhibition, The Other APT curated by Jenny Fraser to respond to the Asia Pacific Triennial taking place at Queensland Art Gallery in Brisbane, Australia.

Buli Vacu (To clench the fists to fight) – (c) Torika Bolatagici 2007

Check out the exhibition here: The Other APT


Sangeeta Singh + Luisa Tora, Pecha Kucha Night

8 12 2009

Sangeeta Singh and Luisa Tora presented a joint presentation at Manukau’s recent Pecha Kucha Night held at the historic Metro Theatre in Mangere East.

Their presentation was called, PR Application #679

Sangeeta pictured here with the 3D model of Mana

They were in a steller line-up including Leilani Kake, Shigeyuki Kihara, Nigel Borrel, Terry Koloamatangi Klavenes, Angela Tiatia, Edgar Melitao, Tanu Gago, Vinesh Kumaran, James McCarthy and Hone Ngata aka DJ Poroufessor.

More on Pecha Kucha Night, New Zealand

Torika in NZ

1 11 2009

Torika was in New Zealand briefly to participate in a workshop on militarism and the Pacific at Victoria University in Wellington where she finally got her hands on the Fiji Times publication!

Workshop dinner // Winston Halapua, Torika Bolatagici, Ema Tavola and Raijeli Nicole


27 10 2009

Torika Bolatagici
‘s photographic work, Protect Me (2009) was donated to the Tautai Trust Tsunami Relief Auction held at Webb’s on Tuesday 20 October. It was sold to a private buyer and 100% of the funds raised were donated to the Samoa Tsunami Relief Fund.



23 10 2009

Ema Tavola // Solo

December 2009
The Salon, Level 1, St Kevin’s Arcade, Karangahape Road, Auckland City

Remembering ‘Epeli…

16 10 2009

Luisa Tora and Ema Tavola have been invited by the Pacific Research Cluster to speak at An Oceanic Imagination: A Tribute to the Life and Mind of ‘Epeli Hau’ofa taking place on Wednesday 21 October at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Our panel is called Visions of building Pacific representations through the Arts.