16th September 2017
The Arts Centre Gold Coast
Culture Alley 2017 brings together artists, makers, orators and arts leaders from a range of first nations practitioners to the Gold Coast as a part of Pasifika 2017 festival.
Skin Stories – Marks of Identity, is the revival of many different First Nation tattoo and body right traditions which has been an exciting development over the last twenty years. Here we will platform airbrush interpretations of skin markings and couch talks discussions of traditional tattoo and skin application of the First Peoples of the Pacific. This gives the public an opportunity to see knowledge associated with tattoo and skin right traditions and to meet first nation expert skin practitioners.
Artists: Katz Maihi, Turumakina Duley, Kyle Slabb & Matty Te Paea
Identity – 11:15am
Traditional & Contemporary Art – 1:15pm