• South Auckland Pacific Arts Summit

    A massive programme of Pacific art events including heritage arts, poetry, music, theatre and visual arts is planned for the 2011 Pacific Arts Summit, a series of events based around Fresh Gallery Otara’s anniversary.

    The summit is a platform that encourages emerging artists to learn and be inspired by mid-career and established artists who share their experience to support the development of informed and sustainable creative practices.


    Three excellent solo exhibitions by international artists: Ani O’Neill (Cook Islands) and Gary Lee (Australia) and Wellington-based Sheyne Tuffery

    Heritage Arts workshops and discussions about heritage arts in Museums

    A special NZ Music Month concert series on the Otara Town Centre Stage

    The second Curating Pacific Art Forum with international keynote speaker, Dionne Fonoti

    The Auckland premiere of “Kingdom of Lote” written by Suli Moa and produced by Kila Kokonut Krew

    Pacific Sisters SOUTHSIDE: EyeKonik – a reunion event with Rosanna Raymond (UK), Suzanne Tamaki (Wellington), Ani O’Neill (Cook Islands), Niwhai Tupaea (Sydney) and Feeonaa Wall (Auckland)

    A special South Auckland edition of Pecha Kucha Night

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