FROM THE PACIFIC, WE RISE opens @ Fresh Gallery Otara!

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FROM THE PACIFIC, WE RISE

 

FROM THE PACIFIC, WE RISE
KILA KOKONUT KREW – A RETROSPECTIVE

29 February – 15 March 2008
Opening: 6-8pm, Thursday 28 February
FRESH GALLERY OTARA | Manukau City | New Zealand

The exhibition maps the growth and success of the Kila Kokonut Krew (KKK), a local South Auckland entertainment company that has produced an impressive repertoire ranging from music albums, television programmes and short films to comedy and theatre productions. KKK’s work also incorporates Nafanua Records and Phat Islanders (Brown & Loud) clothing, available at the Otara Market and Fresh Gallery Otara.

Defining Sovereignty: until 23 February

Sheeple, acrylic on cartidge paper, by Yazma Smith

Sheeple (2007) from Defining Sovereignty
Acrylic paint on cartridge paper
600x600mm
By Yazma Smith

Yazma’s solo exhibition, Defining Sovereignty, is only on show for one more week at Fresh Gallery Otara – paper works still available for trade, and canvas works for sale.

Te Ao Hurihuri (2007) series
Acrylic on canvas
By Yazma Smith

Fresh Gallery Otara is opening from Tuesday – Friday, 10am-5pm; Saturday 8am-2pm
Closed from 26-28 February
Next exhibition, From the Pacific, We Rise – Kila Kokonut Krew: A Retrospective opens on Thursday 28 February at 6pm

For Sale @ Fresh Gallery Otara

Custom made display case by Sean Kerrigan
This new display case was custom made for Fresh Gallery Otara by Otara-based visual artist Sean Kerrigan.

Fresh Gallery Otara stocks unique and beautifully made locally produced artwork, homeware and T-shirts including:

* T-shirts by Onesian & Chris Lologa ($30)
* Limited edition T-shirts by Shigeyuki Kihara & Terry Koloamatangi Klavenes (from $60 ea)
* Small works by Cerisse Palalagi, Hera Johns, Yazma Smith (from $50)
* Ceramic tiles, mugs & platters by Falaniko Pini & Vanessa Wynyard (assorted prices)
* DVDs by Kila Kokonut Krew Entertainment ($30 ea)
* Sculptural works by John Ioane & Glenda Vilisoni ($100 ea)
* Selected books and puzzles from The Book Hut ($10-$40)
* Urban Pacific catalogues ($10 ea)
* Hand-made plastic lei by Luse Nemani (from $10)
* Hand-made Cook Island flowers (for the hair or ear) (from $15 ea)
* Greeting cards and gift tags by Design Island Ltd (6-packs from $7)
* Toi Iho registered Resin Hei Tiki by Rangi Kipa ($240 ea)

For sales enquiries, contact Ema Tavola on (09) 274 6400 or Manukau.Arts@manukau.govt.nz