Sunday 28 February | 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
LECTURE SERIES ON ART AND POLITICS.
Curators Lucy Hammonds and Lauren Gutsell will host a day of lectures in association with Ralph Hotere: Ātete (to resist).
10.30am Environmental Theatre: Bridget Reweti (Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāi Te Rangi), Frances Hodgkins Fellow and Guest. Reweti’s photography/moving image work centres on Māori perspectives of whenua.
11:15am Documenting Protest: John Miller, photographer, discusses the documentation of protest in his work over time, including the Vietnam War, Māori Land March Hikoi, Anti-Nuclear Movement, and the Springbok tour.
1.30pm The Women’s Gallery: Bridie Lonie co-founder of The Women’s Gallery (1980–1984) in Wellington, discusses the establishment of the gallery in the context of feminism and art in Aotearoa.
2:15pm Protest and Resistance in a Contemporary Moment: Matariki Williams (Tūhoe, Ngāti Hauiti, Taranaki, Ngāti Whakaue) explores the material culture of protest as a co-author of the publication Protest Tautohetohe: Objects of Resistance, Persistence & Defiance (an illustrated history of protest and activism in Aotearoa)
FREE lecture series. Everyone is welcome.