He Korero Purakau mo Te Awanui o Te Motu: story of a New Zealand river, 2011, Parekowhai, Michael (1968– ), Auckland. Purchased 2011, with the assistance of the Friends of Te Papa. Te Papa

Art Beats 

When:
Saturday 30 March 2013,  7pm–11pm
Where:
Ngā Toi | Arts Te Papa, Level 5 & Level 4 Espresso
Cost:
Free entry
Type:
 

Hear the velvet tones of singer Bella Kalolo, accompanied by pianist Ben Wilcock on Michael Parekowhai’s majestic grand piano He kōrero. Have a conversation with comedian James Nokise as he offers his roving response to the new exhibitions. And see performance artist Samin Son deliver his new work Ritual of a South Korean Soldier. Throughout the night, DJ Antsman will be spinning his magic.

You can also sit back and relax in Level 4 Espresso, where a selection of food and alcoholic beverages are available for sale.

Free entry but space is limited.

Bella Kalolo                                 Samin Son         James Nokise

Image by Debbie Rawson        Image by Mark Hanson