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Family studio: The Big Draw – Oceania


Sunday 14 October 2018
11am — 3pm

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Taking part in a family studio

Photo credit: Roy Matthews

Join us for the Big Draw as we explore the world of Oceania.

Our latest exhibition celebrates the diverse art of the region of Oceania, through music, storytelling and art across the RA campus. Learn about different designs from Tahiti, Samoa and the Cook Islands and draw your own to take home, led by Hatawa Vaike.

Listen to multimedia artist and pioneer of sound journeys, Sika. Sika’s beloved collection of instruments includes Māori Taonga Puoro (singing treasures) interwoven with nature sounds recorded in the wilds of New Zealand and Australia.  Based in New Zealand, his work is endorsed by significant Māori and Aboriginal Elders.

Learn the Māori version of famous fables in this interactive storytelling and learn some te reo Māori (Māori language). Then imagine the story in a paper craft activity to take home. Ephraim Wilson is a storyteller and artist from Samoa with close ties to Tainui (the Māori tribe in New Zealand headed by the King movement).

● Fully booked

● Cancelled

Sunday 14 October 2018

11am — 3pm

Multiple locations across the RA. Meet at the Burlington Gardens entrance to be directed.

Free, no booking required.