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Peter Brunt in conversation with Hanahiva Rose

Edith Amituanai, 'Mr Manu', 2006, from the series 'Déjeuner', c-type photograph, courtesy of the artist and Anna Miles Gallery
21 Jun 2019
21 June, 12-1pm
Associate Professor Peter Brunt and writer Hanahiva Rose seek to unravel what kind of Pacific artist Edith Amituanai is picturing now.
Event type: 
Art, Public Program, Seminar/Public Lecture
Price: 
Free
Venue: 
Adam Art Gallery
Address: 
Victoria University of Wellington Gate 3, Kelburn Parade
Region: 
Wellington

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Double Talk: Lunchtime Series
Peter Brunt in conversation with Hanahiva Rose
Chaired by Rachel Yates

For the next Double Talk event, Associate Professor Peter Brunt and writer Hanahiva Rose seek to unravel what kind of Pacific artist Edith Amituanai is picturing now.

Dr Peter Brunt is a specialist in Pacific art in the Art History Programme at Victoria University of Wellington. He recently co-curated the exhibition 'Oceania' with Nicholas Thomas, initially presented at the Royal Academy of Arts, London in 2018 and currently at the Musee du quai Branly in Paris (until 7 July).

Hanahiva Rose is an art historian and writer from the islands of Ra’iātea and Huahine and the people of Te Atiawa and Ngāi Tahu. She is an independent art writer who as been widely published for her work on Māori and Pacific art practices in Aotearoa. Rose is currently employed as an advisor to the Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Her thesis focused on the exhibition IKI and thanks for all the IKA (Artspace Aotearoa, 2003-4) and the social and political forces that shape how we define contemporary Pacific art in Aotearoa.

Their conversation is chaired by Dr Rachel Yates, a PhD candidate of Pacific Studies at Victoria University of Wellington who is researching the Pacific diaspora, focusing on communities in South Korea. Rachel is a Curator of Pacific Cultures at Te Papa Tongarewa, Museum of New Zealand.

The public programme for the exhibition 'Edith Amituanai: Double Take' is brought to you by Adam Art Gallery in partnership with The College of Creative Art, Massey University.

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Adam Art Gallery

14 Jun 2019

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