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



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.



16 10 2009

TheĀ Fiji Times exhibition has been reviewed on Cafe Pacific HERE

Vinaka vakalevu!

An anonymous comment notes…

A modern Pacific fusion, with LGBT graphical representation, with strong influences of vagina monologues and Jackson Pollack undertones, wrapped in political satire, with a twist of impartial bias.

Fiji Times closes in Auckland City

14 10 2009

The sun has set on the FIJI TIMES exhibition… Torika Bolatagici Vetuna’s beautiful photo media work has been donated to the Tautai Trust Tsunami Relief Auction and Luisa Tora’s poster will be on it’s way shortly to its new home in Christchurch, New Zealand! Congratulations artists, vinaka vakalevu supporters, thank you so much Naomi Singer and Nicole Lim, respected colleagues. A great project… thank you all so much.

And another Fiji womens exhibition is in the pipeline…

One more day of FIJI TIMES @ The Salon

13 10 2009

The last day of the FIJI TIMES exhibition at The Salon is Wednesday 14 October. The Salon will be open from 12-6pm with artists Luisa Tora and Sangeeta Singh.

Fiji Times // OPENING!

9 10 2009

A wonderful evening marking the eve of Fiji Day in Auckland City!

Fiji Blue

Cheap wine + plastic cups // Fiji Times artists Filani Macassey, Sangeeta Singh + Luisa Tora with curator, Ema Tavola

David Robie, Director – Pacific Media Centre, AUT

Karlo Mila

Luisa Tora with Victor Roger

Charmaine ‘Ilaiu + Ema Tavola

Margaret Aull + Theresa

Lawyer Gina Cole + Luisa Tora

Karlo Mila + Tracey Tawhiao

Filani Macassey + Stevie J Heatley

More photos on the Fiji Times Flickr page