Tautai is an organisation dedicated to the mentoring and ongoing support of Pacific artists.
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FEATURED ARTIST: LUISA TORA
Fijian native Luisa is a multi-disciplinary artist, an activist, and a writer. She worked in human rights in Fiji and the Pacific before moving to Aotearoa in 2009. Her art practice is concerned with the queer discourse, Pacific history, and the possibilities of alternative narratives. She co-curated Fiji’s first all woman contemporary art exhibition, VASU: Pacific Women of Power and co-edited its accompanying publication in 2008. In 2014 she also embarked on a collaborative poster exhibition called I stand with You with Tara Simon celebrating IDAHOT (International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia) in South Auckland.READ MORE >
CURRENT EXHIBITION: Between wind and water
An exhibition of new works by three South Auckland based artists provides the context for a series of talks, gatherings and activities offering audiences opportunities to discuss the artworks, themes, and wider context of making [and curating] art of and about Pacific experience in Aotearoa New Zealand.READ MORE >