Tautai presents

    Pacific Materiality an exhibition of works by artists of Pacific and New Zealand Māori descent, curated by Natasha Matila-Smith. Selected artists investigate materiality through the medium of painting. Featuring work by Ayesha Green, Salome Tanuvasa, Kenneth Merrick, Claudia Jowitt and Robbie Fraser.


    The exhibition have an accompanying publication designed by Lana Lopesi and featuring texts by Natasha Matila-Smith, Lana Lopesi, Bridget Rigger, Ayesha Green and Talia Smith. The publication will look at the employment of different modes of practice within the work of Pacific artists offering a varied and critical discussion around the topic of Pacific materiality.


    4 March – 28 March


    Studio One, 1 Ponsonby Road, Auckland


    Image: Salome Tanuvasa, Untitled, 2014, Paint on Canvas.

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