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Statuesque Anarchy

Statuesque Anarchy

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When:

  • Thu 9 Mar ’17, 5:30pm – 8:00pm
  • Fri 10 Mar ’17, 11:00am – 6:00pm
  • Sat 11 Mar ’17, 11:00am – 9:00pm
  • Wed 15 Mar ’17, 11:00am – 6:00pm
  • Thu 16 Mar ’17, 11:00am – 6:00pm
  • Fri 17 Mar ’17, 11:00am – 6:00pm
  • Sat 18 Mar ’17, 11:00am – 4:00pm
  • Wed 22 Mar ’17, 11:00am – 6:00pm
  • Thu 23 Mar ’17, 11:00am – 6:00pm
  • Fri 24 Mar ’17, 11:00am – 6:00pm
  • Sat 25 Mar ’17, 11:00am – 4:00pm
  • Sun 26 Mar ’17, 11:00am – 4:00pm
  • Wed 29 Mar ’17, 11:00am – 6:00pm
  • Thu 30 Mar ’17, 11:00am – 6:00pm
  • Fri 31 Mar ’17, 11:00am – 6:00pm
  • Sat 1 Apr ’17, 11:00am – 4:00pm
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Where:

Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Level 1/147 Cuba St, Te Aro, Wellington

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

Website:

Enjoy Website

Manu Vaea, Pati Solomona Tyrell, Sione Monu.

Opening: March 9, 5:30pm
Artist Panel Discussion with Nina Tonga: Saturday 11 March, 2pm
Performance Showcase: Saturday 11 March, 7:30pm

Enjoy is pleased to present a new series of moving image works and public programs by the artist collective Witch Bitch, curated by FAFSWAG’s Tanu Gago.

Witch Bitch came about through the constant talanoa had between the artists Manu Vea, Pati Solomona Tyrell and Sione Monu regarding Polynesian spirituality as a drive towards a cultural discovery of self. Witch Bitch’s moving image and performance pieces speak to their reclamation of space within the Vā – the contextual and metaphysical space that exists between all things.

Their work serves as a vessel for the re-writing and imagining of queer Polynesian spiritual experiences. As an expression of indigeneity that acts to connect them to other queer Brown bodies and in turn their communities, customs, heritage and spirits, Statuesque Anarchy further explores the trio's experiences of living in diaspora in tandem with their exploration of spirituality.

This exhibition coincides with the Wellington Pride Festival Tū whakahīhī e Te Whanganui-ā-Tara and is accompanied by a public program of free talks, screenings, and live performances on Saturday 11 March.

FAFSWAG Arts Collective acknowledge the support of Creative New Zealand in the development of this project.

Presented by: Witch Bitch

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