About the exhibition
'Tatau' presents the work of four photographers (Mark Adams, Angela Tiatia, Greg Semu, John Aggaoili) who have captured the dynamic practice of contemporary Sāmoan tatau over the last 40 years. This touring exhibition features a curatorial selection of works from a larger Te Papa exhibition.
Image: John Agcaoili, Tattooing by Tuigamala Andy Tauafaiafi, print. Purchased 2019. (detail) Te Papa (TMP035049) Image courtesy of the artist. Exhibition developed and toured by the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa.
9 April - 22 May 2022