A’oga Hutt, Common Ground Arts Festival, Lower Hutt, Wellington, March 2015 In her work A’oga Hutt artist Lana Lopesi encourages people to connect with the Pacific community in Lower Hutt. Through talanoa (conversation) and sharing knowledge, A’oga Hutt hopes to share Pacific culture in an open and inclusive way. The Pacific history in New Zealand is […]
Untitled Series exhibited at The Spring Issue, Free Parking Space, December 2014
Fly on the wall, Offstage6, The Plantation, 2014 Fly on the wall, 2014, tablecloths Around a table – whether it be a dining table, desk or coffee – sharing occurs, through eating, drinking or simply having a chat. The household object of the table is a hub of conversation. As each conversation passes through the […]
When Great Grandpa Pete passed away, I inherited his collection of Samoan stamps. He was an avid stamp collector who like many collectors came to fetishise these objects. This collection is in many ways an heirloom of personal histories, for myself, my family and the people who once used the stamps. Retracing of Grandpa Pete’s […]
Just Add Water was exhibition at Awkward Feelings curated by Natasha Matila-Smith and Talia Smith at George Fraser Gallery in May 2014.
This installation was exhibited at Backyard Gesture curated by Salome Tanuvasa, Natasha Matila-Smith and Talia Smith at Bizdojo in April 2014.
Seize the time was reiterated as my 2013 Elam Graduate Exhibition during the month of November at Elam School of Fine Arts’ Tuakana Room.
Seize the time is a community based project interested in the cross section of pedagogy and history focusing on Pacific youth and the absence of knowledge surrounding Pacific peoples history in New Zealand. It is attempting to fill the prevalent gaps of their own history from the 50s to the 80s, through posters, […]
That awkward moment when (set of 10 postcards) exhibited at Return to Sender at Papakura Art Gallery April 2013
Brown Cards: Art school edition exhibited at Same STORY different COLOUR, St Paul St Gallery 3, 2013.
Reading table exhibited at This Must be the Place, St Paul St Gallery 2013
“Fuck it, make it more controversial.” exhibited in Nga Mahi Toa, Project Space B431, 2012