Public Programme May – July 2019


Friday 10 May, 6-8pm

Exhibition opening: Edith Amituanai: Double Take
Adam Art Gallery Te Pātaka Toi

Join us for the opening of Edith Amituanai: Double Take. Presenting over 60 photographic works, the exhibition is the first to survey Edith Amituanai’s practice in its entirety, providing insights into the various bodies of work she has produced since 2003. The exhibition will be opened by Luamanuvao Dame Winnie Laban, Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Pasifika) at Victoria University of Wellington.

Saturday 11 May, 11am 
Exhibition tour: Edith Amituanai and Ane Tonga
Adam Art Gallery Te Pātaka Toi

Join us for an exhibition tour of Edith Amituanai: Double Take with artist Edith Amituanai and curator Ane Tonga.


Saturday 11 May, 1pm
Talk: Haruhiko Sameshima
New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pūkenga Whakaata

In conjunction with the exhibition Edith and George: in our sea of islands at the New Zealand Portrait Gallery, join Auckland-based photographer Haruhiko Sameshima who presents an illustrated talk exploring Edith Amituanai’s place within documentary and studio photographic traditions in New Zealand.