R. Boudoir by Abigail Aroha JensenComing up at RM

14 September – 8 October 2022
Opening Wednesday, 14 September from 6:00pm

R. Boudoir
Abigail Aroha Jensen

Black mould tracing kōwhaiwhai, pūngāwere miro the silk threads that dress her chandelier. She belongs to an ephemeral estate. She re-imagines ngā taonga tuku iho, catching threads of tukutuku in order to ascend the pou-tame-hine. It’s whakaahuatanga. – transformation in the face of adversity, towards whakakotahitanga – reintegration of time and space. Romantic she is. It’s all very decadent. Sickly sweet.

Please join us to mark the opening of 𝓡.𝓑𝓸𝓾𝓭𝓸𝓲𝓻 this Wednesday 14th September. Une memento o te Whare. Mā te wā, taku Aroha x


Home Sweet Home by artist Arapeta AshtonComing up at RM

14 September – 8 October 2022
Opening Wednesday, 14 September from 6:00pm

Home Sweet Home
Arapeta Ashton 

Home Sweet Home is an queer ontological experiment by multidisciplinary creative Arapeta that pulls together a plush collection of deeply considered movements, experiences and koorero, together into a new landscape in which dance, song, koorero, kapa haka and whatu kaakahu all come together to generate wholly new environment, with a foundational purpose of pure enjoyment. Like seafoam, churned up from the colliding of waves and tides, the birth of an entirely fresh experience can build outwards towards new discoveries.

Text by Divyaa Kumar. Read the full essay.

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