Sunday 28 February | 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM

In response to the Government directive to move to Alert Level 2 on 28 February, we have regretfully decided to cancel the Art + Politics lecture series planned to mark the final day of Ralph Hotere: Ātete.
Our sincere apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

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.

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