“Pacific Patterns” at 2017 Interstices Under Construction Symposium

We are pleased to announce our Pacific Spaces panel, “Pacific Patterns”, at the
2017 Interstices Under Construction Symposium, Surface/Pattern: A pursuit of material narratives

Sunday, 4th June 2017
AUT, WG126, Sir Paul Reeves Building

9.30-10:15 am    Keynote – Tēvita Ka’ili (Hawai’i)

10.15-10:35 am  Nooroa Tapuni: [My] Face and the foreign body
10:35-10:55 am Ross Jenner: Staging the face
10.55-11.15 am  Albert Refiti: The binding of animals and gods with encircling aether and eyes in Pacific architecture (non-refereed abstract)


11.40-12.00 pm Tina Engels-Schwarzpaul: Binding and arresting – surface and pattern in contemporary traditional Pacific buildings
12.00-12.20 pm Keri-Anne Wikitera: Whakairo rangatira – patterns of the chiefs
12.20-12.40 pm  Semisi Potauaine & ‘Okusi Mahina: Pattern-surface and repetition-rhythm: a tāvāist criticism (non-refereed abstract)

12.40-1:15pm Questions/Discussion

The programme brochure with all abstracts can be downloaded here.
To register, click here.

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