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Talking Tapa

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A terrific exhibition of Pacific Tapa in Queensland collections. The show Also provides a historical perspective about uses of tapa in various cultures of the pacific including Fiji, Tonga & PNG. I enjoyed the eclectic designs as well as display of equipment used to beat the cloth, to paint the designs& garments on display. There is a great element of engagement with Pacific communities in Queensland -sharing personal photos of weddings & i believe an outreach program & generally starting a dialogue about the diversity in Queensland in terms of the Pacific presence. Worth a look see..

Monash Gallery of Art: 12 February – 11 April
Art Gallery of Ballarat: 17 April - 30 May
Mosman Art Gallery: : 5 June - 18 July
Manning Regional Gallery, Taree: 23 July – 5 September
Bathurst Regional Gallery: 15 October – 28 November