A living exhibition exploring Polynesian art and the body with featured artist Rosanna Raymond exhibiting a mix of fabrications, installation and acti.VA.tions. Raymondâ€™s practice works with people, spaces and things to activate a dynamic relationship between them, to realise and reshape the ta-va duality. This is a choreographic process that extends beyond the frames of art, into both domestic routines and ritual protocols. It includes self-adornment and group enactments, activating space and collapsing time using the body and the genealogical matter, producing art, which communicates social relations, works of Art.
The exhibition will develop through a series of workshops, focusing on words and the body to adorn the exhibition, initiating a space for local artists, writers and dancers to come together to explore themes embedded in the exhibition. The participantâ€™s work developed during this process will be curated in to the show cumulating in a grand closing which will showcase the new works. Exhibition Opening:Â Thursday 13th November, 6:30pm.
15 November â€“ 19 December
Mangere Arts Centre, Corner Orly Ave and Bader Drive, Auckland< BACK TO LISTINGS