Mālō e lelei! Introducing VOYAGERS: The Niu World curators and artists Tui Emma Gillies and Sulieti Fieme’a Burrows!
The mother-daughter duo are presenting the first show at Tautai Gallery for 2021! They are Tongan artists who specialise in tapa, their work is known for its distinctive and contemporary motifs whilst honouring and faithful to the traditional methods and practices of their ancestors. Together they have exhibited at galleries and museums throughout Aotearoa and across the globe. Their solo exhibition at Tautai Gallery will feature a range of works created during lockdown and a variety of new pieces. This exhibition aims to tap into the spirit of the great explorers of the Pacific, consulting the stars and charting a course into the wild blue expanse.