Contemporary Photography from Oceania Tours Mexico, April 16 - 28, 2010

Taho (To Shine) – Contemporary Photography From Oceania
Curated by Giles Peterson

April 16 – 18, 2010
Palacio Municipal de Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl, Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl, Mexico

April 19 – 22, 2010
Instituto Latino de Mexico preparatoria, Coyacoan, Mexico

April 23 – 28, 2010
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, National Autonomous University of Mexico City, Coyacoan, Mexico

Exhibition: Au Mei Moana – Returning Tides: The Tonga Cultural Heritage Exhibition, July 27 – August 1, 2010

Au Mei Moana – Returning Tides: The Tonga Cultural Heritage Exhibition
July 27 – August 1, 2010
Fa’onelua Convention Centre in Nuku’alofa, Tonga

The Tongan Ministry of Education, Women’s Affairs, & Culture in conjunction with The Tonga Traditions Committee presents Au Mei Moana – Returning Tides: The Tonga Cultural Heritage Exhibition. Hosted at the Fa’onelua Convention Centre in Nuku’alofa, Tonga, from July 27 – August 1, 2010.

ConversAsians Singapore, May 26 - 29, 2010

ConversAsians Singapore
May 26 - 29, 2010

Creative New Zealand, in association with the Asia New Zealand Foundation, is delighted to be supporting a delegation of ten creator-artists to attend a new cultural exchange initiative called ConversAsians. This event has been two years in development and is a progression from the earlier Asian Arts Market which Creative New Zealand attended over several years with great success. Creative New Zealand's International team is managing New Zealand's participation in the initiative.

Chris Charteris "To the Heart of the Matter," May 16 - June 12, 2010

Chris Charteris: "To the Heart of the Matter”
May 16 - June 12, 2010
FHE Galleries, Wellesley St, Auckland

Making the ordinary “extraordinary” has for more than twenty years underlined the motivation and passion in Chris Charteris’ work. The forth-coming exhibition, “To the Heart of the Matter”, showcases the depth and intensity behind Chris Charteris’ sculpting career.

Nicolai Michoutouchkine (1929-2010)

Nicolai Michoutouchkine
Born Belfort, Russia 05/10/29
Died Port Vila, Vanuatu 02/05/10

Nicolai Michoutouckine an artist of international repute, a collector and promoter of Pacific arts for many decades passed away 2nd of May 2010. Michoutouchkine was a gregarious and generous person who dedicated much of his waking moments appreciating, collecting and creating art, during his journey he made friends easily and encouraged many across the world to appreciate the arts of the Pacific, both contemporary and traditional.