In Hau Kihe Poini – Come to a Point, Tohi reveals the holistic art form of Lalava, the Tongan art of binding and explores how this traditional technique can be translated into different materials including stone, wood, wool and paint. Come along and discover the methods behind lalava by adding to Tohi’s ever changing interactive work.
Opening: Thursday 28 February, 6pm
Exhibition dates: 1 March – 7 April 2013 | 10am - 4:30pm (7 days)
Location: Corban Estate Arts Centre, Homestead Galleries (2 Mt Lebanon Lane, Henderson, Auckland)
Artist Talk | Thursday 7 March, 7pm
Lalava is a technique and a concept for Sopolemalama Filipe Tohi. In this Artist Talk, Tohi speaks about the particular relationship lavala has upon his international art career.