Art of the Fale Pasifika
Meet the artists involved in creating the Fale Pasifika complex.
Albert Refiti - architect and academic
Albert talks about bringing together architects and artists to build the Fale Pasifika.
Filipe Tohi - sculptor and lalava exponent
Filipe talks about the patterned lashing that binds the timber members of the fale.
John Pule - Niuean artist and poet
John talks about his glass drawings which adorn the outside of the main administration building.
Jim Vivieaere - Rarotongan Artist
The late Jim Vivieaere talks about his towering beacon and frigatebird work on the Malae.
Tania Short - artist
Tania talks about how the tradition of seafaring influenced her design for the Malae.
Tomui Kaloni - Tongan artist
Tomui Kaloni talks about the inspiration for the soaring entrance-way to the Malae.
Fatu Feu’u - artist
Fatu talks about his sculpture
Tapa Residency (2011)
Strengthening heritage art forms of Pacific communities in New Zealand and the Pacific.
Items crafted by weavers.