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Curatorial Response to Tai Moana Tai Tangata

12:15pm Sunday 31 October

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Dr. Peter Brunt, Art Historian and Curator, Hanahiva Rose share their responses to Brett Graham: Tai Moana Tai Tangata in a floor talk on our closing day.  Both have written powerful responses to the Govett-Brewster show—Peter Brunt in Art New Zealand and Hanahiva Rose for Art News. 

Peter Brunt is associate professor of art history at Victoria University of Wellington where he teaches the visual arts of the Pacific.  

Hanahiva Rose is currently Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art and Collections at Te Papa Tongarewa. She is regularly published nationally for her writing on Māori and Pacific art practices in Aotearoa.