18 March – 6 May 2017
Māngere Arts Centre – Ngā Tohu o Uenuku
Tonga’s strength-hold is its heart/ Ko Tonga mo’unga ki he loto
This exhition is a world premiere of a brand new photography series by Emily Mafile’o, which celebrates the 150th Anniversary of Tupou College Toloa in Tonga. The series takes you on a unique journey back to Toloa to honour a beloved school, with fathers, brothers and husbands. Witness the pride, astonishment, tears, complex family ties, a clash of cultures, sacrifice, and excess.
White Night exhibition opening: 18 March, 5-9pm
7- 8 April, 11am – 6pm: Album Launch Pukepuke ‘o Tonga presents Lomipeau Fika ‘Uluaki ‘o Aotearoa based on the poetry of Queen Sālote Tupou III
Image Credit: Emily Mafile’o, Marching Boys, 2016< BACK TO LISTINGS