Sēmisi Fetokai Potauaine

Saturday 19 Nov 1.00pm
Location: Aotearoa Art Fair, Outdoor Sculpture Space.

Sēmisi Fetokai Potauaine works as a multi-media artist across a number of disciplines, notably architecture, sculpture, tattooing, painting, weaving and computer graphic design. Sēmisi was born, raised and trained in the old culture in Tonga and educated in Aotearoa New Zealand and abroad in art and architecture. Hear from the artist in front of his large-scale sculptural work, Vaka ‘A Hina. 

Shannon Novak

Friday 18 Nov 12.30pm
Location: Aotearoa Art Fair, Bergman Gallery

For the Aotearoa Art Fair, Shannon Novak creates a bridge between worlds. This could be between the LGBTQI+ community and the wider community and/or between minorities within the LGBTQI+ community. Shape and colour speak to acknowledging, welcoming, and ultimately supporting diversity and inclusion in all we do”. Shannon Novak is currently featured in the Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT), QAGoMA, Brisbane, Australia.