To Be Pacific

Gisborne is home for many pacific families. To celebrate, the museum is hosting a range of pacific Inspired events for our community.

TO BE PACIFICis Gisborne’s first large scale pacific exhibition. It features 22pacific artists living both in Aotearoa and abroad. Curated by Niuean artist Lina Marsh, the multi-disciplined exhibition is an exploration of what it means to be a pacific island artist and explores stories both past and present.

Artists include: Niki Hastings- McFall, Glenda Vilisoni, Sale Jessop, Leanne Clayton, CeePalalagi, AnivaFitisemanu, Fili Taylor, Christie Patumaka, Dagmar Dyck, Rowena Fuluifaga, Nanette Lela’ulu, Sylvia Masters, Loloma Andrews, Merisa Bickerstaff, Siliga David Setoga, JakkiLeota-Ete, KahuFalaoa, Chris Van Doren, Anita Jacobsen, Grace Taylor, SheyneTuffery, Lina Marsh, and the work of senior school students from Gisborne Boys High, Lytton, and Campion College.

Now – 24 November 2013
Te Tairawhiti Museum
10 Stout St Gisborne 4010
06-867 3832
www.tairawhitimuseum.org.nz