Tautai is an organisation dedicated to the mentoring and ongoing support of Pacific artists.
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FEATURED ARTIST: GRAHAM FLETCHER
Having recently completed his PhD, Graham Fletcher’s work draws from Europeans such as Gauguin, Matisse, Picasso, and the Surrealists that used Pacific motifs. He explains, “I wanted to learn from them, they are artist models for learning as well as a catalyst to take issue”.READ MORE >
CURRENT EXHIBITION: Tau Tupua: The Spirits
This exhibition aims to enhance understandings about this little-known contribution of Niue to the New Zealand war effort, by drawing on the talents of three of Aoteroa’s finest artists; filmmaker Robert George and artist Toa Taihia and writer, producer and director Vela Manusaute. Robert George’s film installation provides glimpses of passed down stories of the era, while Toa Taihia’s work’s in “Tau Tupua: The Spirits” represents the realities the Niuean soldiers faced with a series of marked spades. The third READ MORE >