Archived: Traditional Meets Contemporary

Kura Gallery

“Tradition Meets Contemporary” is the title of this month’s artist showcase and part of this years Auckland Artweek  6-14 October.

Celebrating innovation and creativity this showcase presents mahi that acknowledges the past and the present of the creative continuum. 

The mahi includes the mediums of uku (clay), rakau (wood), raranga (weaving) and stone, constructed in both the traditions of Maori material culture and with the use of modern materials; a contemporary visual language.

Featured Artists:  Anna Gedson, Jess Paraone, Matt Smiler, Annabelle Buick, Conor Jeory.

Nau mai haere mai! Everyone is welcome to come along. Please direct queries to

Open - Mon-Fri, 10am-6pm, Sat & Sun 11am-4pm

Late Night Art

This showcase will be open until 9pm on Tuesday 9 October. Pop in for drinks and nibbles, and a chance to chat with some of the artists.

Image Credit: Jess Paraone

Contact details

Kura Gallery
95A Customs Street West
Opening: Saturday 6 October 4pm; 6 – 31 October 2018