ARTSpeak PASIFIKA: a gathering of the fano

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ARTSpeak PASIFIKA 2010

June 25-26, 2010. Auckland, New Zealand

Creative New Zealand in association with Pasifika Festival presents ARTSpeak Pasifika – a two-day national fono for the Pacific arts industry.

Open to Pacific artists working in visual arts, performing arts, film and television, music, literature and heritage arts, the fono is an opportunity to share ideas and participate in panel discussions designed to provide inspiration and practical advice on making a successful career in the art

SPEAKERS & PANELLISTS

Keynote speaker: Albert Wendt

Key facilitators:
Robyn Bargh – literature and publishing
Marilyn Kolhase – industry panel
Nathaniel Lees – performing arts
Ole Maiava – heritage arts and festivals
Teresa Patterson – music
Makerita Urale – international
Sima Urale – film and television
Tim Walker – visual arts
Siliga David Setoga – emerging artists

Panel members:
Fatu Feu’u, Neil Ieremia, Filipe Tohi, Michel Tuffery, Andy Leleisiuao, Tigilau Ness, Tusiata Avia, Lisa Taouma, Karlo Mila, Miria George, Kolokesa Mahina-Tuai, Evotia Tamua, Janet Lilo, Ema Tavola, Sefa Enari, Iaheto Ah Hi, Tanya Muagututi’a, Toa Fraser, Courtney Meredith

Venue: Reception Lounge, Level 2, Auckland Town Hall, Queen Street.

Cost: a flat rate of $30 includes both days as well as lunch and morning and afternoon teas. A limited number of travel subsidies are available to assist participants from outside the Auckland region to attend.

ASSOCIATED EVENTS

HAERE MAI I OKAI 2010 Thursday June 24th 6-8pm

Self Portrait 1
Leua Latai Leonard
Photograph on canvas
300 x 210mm

Image via okaioceankart

An inaugural group show during Matariki to welcome new artists to okaioceanikart gallery and to celebrate Okai’s unique role as the only pan-Pacific art gallery in the world.

Where: okaioceanikart@Reef Gallery, 69 Beach Rd, Auckland City, New Zealand

Participating Artists

Dagmar Dyck – German/Tonga

Fatu Feu’u – Samoa

– Leua Latai Leonard – Samoa

Nestor Opetaia – Samoa

Mason Lee – Fiji Chinese

Reuben Friend – Maori/Pakeha

Artists confirmed for the opening reception include Dagmar Dyck and Mason Lee, with a curatorial statement by Nina Tonga, lecturer at the University of Auckland.

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What: ARTSpeak PASIFIKA 2010

When:25-26 Jue, 2010

Where: Reception Lounge, Level 2, Auckland Town Hall, Queen Street, Auckland, New Zealand

Cost: $30.00

and in association with Creative New Zealand, ARTSpeak Pasifika and Pasefika Festival

What: HAERE MAI I OKAI 2010

When: Thursday, 24 June, 2010. 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Where: okaioceanikart@Reef Gallery, 69 Beach Rd, Auckland City, New Zealand

Source: CreativeNZ

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