ARTIST IN FOCUS
She masterfully creates works of beauty loaded with meaning, and examines how identity and history are represented, exploring concepts of place and community.
Lisa Reihana is our 2022 Artist in Focus and is bringing a free series of her most celebrated pieces alongside new works to the Wellington region over the Festival period. Embrace this opportunity to delve deep into the world of one of Aotearoa’s artistic treasures.
Celebrated playwright and director Hone Kouka (Ngāti Porou, Rongowhakaata, Ngāti Raukawa) delves into his brand new production ‘Ngā Rorirori’, set to premiere June 18 - 25. What goes into a production that combines three forms that he loves most as an artist: Dance. Theatre. Farce?
Ahead of the Aotearoa tour of Legacy 1 with NZTrio, pianist Somi Kim takes us on an expansive journey through her musical influences, from Saint-Saëns to Bob Dylan to Dua Lipa (and back to Bob Dylan).
By Jess Soutar Barron