An exhibition of oceanic inspired artworks

Kura Gallery maori art design carving painting exhibition common origin

Opening Friday 5th July 2013, 5.30pm
Closing Sunday 4th August 2013


Featuring artworks by
Wi Taepa
Stevei Houkamau
Victor Te Paa
Tuigamala ‘Andy’ Tauafiafi
Jaco Schmidt

“A’ohe hananui Ka Alu’ ia”

The Hawaiian proverb “A’ohe hananui Ka Alu’ ia” translated to mean “united we stand divided we fall.”
This proverb is the foundation on which all the artists involved have based their artworks on. It is the strength of the united oceanic culture which is the basis of this exhibition, ‘Common Origin’.

As Pacific peoples of a common origin, we can only be stronger as one.
One Waka but many paddles.

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