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Nukututaha by Marcus Hipa

26 Mar 2021 to 18 Apr 2021
Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 4pm
Nukututaha, a story of isolation.
Event type: 
Art, Exhibition
Price: 
Free Entry
Venue: 
The Upstairs Gallery
Address: 
Level One, Lopdell House, 418 Titirangi Road, Titirangi, Auckland
Region: 
Auckland

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Marcus Hipa is a Niuean artist born and raised in Alofi, Niue Island.

He moved to New Zealand to further his creative interests, attending the Elam school of fine arts completing both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees. 

Drawing, painting and carving are some of the mediums he utilises to explore and share insights of his people’s history and culture. Celebrating the values, traditions, progress and sense of community, as well as shedding light on social and political issues affecting our Pacific people in our Pacific region and in Aotearoa.

Marcus has recently exhibited alongside Raymond Sagapolutele, Fatu Feuu and the Pacifika Mamas in several group exhibitions at the Nomadic Art Gallery, Miranda Farm Gallery and Corban Estate Arts Centre. This is his first solo show!

Make sure you join us as we celebrate this collection of mindblowing work on Friday 26 March from 6 to 7.30pm.

 

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The Upstairs Gallery

17 Mar 2021

The Upstairs Gallery is a community gallery with a light and airy space and boutique shop. We promote not only our established members, but new artists fresh to the arts scene.