Artbank: 12 July 2020
Artbank: 12 july 2020Artbank: 12 July 2020
James "TK" Tapsell-Kururangi is in the studio - talking about growing up in Rotorua, studying in the capital, and now puttingon the curator hat at the new space, Papatūnga, in Parnell. Darren Kamali catches up with Tom and talks about his ongoing collaboration, with Ole Maiava, into the history an practice of Ulu Cavu - Fijian wig making. They have a show on at Te Tuhi gallery in Pakuranga. Motoko Kikkawa has a show on at Audio Foundation, and presents an incredible array of drawings and paintings from the last 3 years. Then its Matilda Fraser, speaking to her show "His trunk for a hand, and his foot for a scythe" at RM Gallery - exploring the history of Auckland's resident elephant in the early days of colonial settelment.