ST PAUL St Gallery, Auckland, 16-26 March 2016
The first Veiqia Project exhibition took place at St Paul St Gallery, Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand for the Auckland Arts Festival, and coincided with the Pacific Arts Association XII International Symposium.
The Veiqia Project’s strategic alignment with the Pacific Arts Association XII International Symposium was an effort to foreground the important dynamic between indigenous artists, Museum collections, the past and the present, the ‘collected’ and the ‘collector’.
Artists: Margaret Aull, Donita Hulme, Joana Monolagi, Dulcie Stewart, and Luisa Tora
Curators: Dr Tarisi Sorovi-Vunidilo and Ema Tavola
Official Photography: Sangeeta Singh
Gallery Assistants: James Finch, Semelisi Funaki, Gladie Hanipale, Jaspreet Jador, Nina Latu, Angel Lavea, Waimarama Roa, Talei Siilata, and Zech Soakai.
MEDIA | REVIEWS
Artists meet to revive Fijian art of tattooing, Fiji Sun, 18 September 2015
Fiji female tattooing makes mark at this year’s Pasifika Festival, Vaimoana Tapaleao, New Zealand Herald, 11 March 2016
The Veiqia Project Exhibition Opening – Fiji Tattoo, Coconet TV, 15 March 2016
Veiqia Project reawakens woman’s role in Fijian society, Asia Pacific Report, March 19, 2016
The art of traditional Fijian female tattoo, Janet McAllister, Radio NZ, 24 March 2016
Review: The Veiqia Project, Janet McAllister, Radio NZ, 2016
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