The last exhibition I curated at Fresh Gallery Otara was called WWJD (What Would Jim Do?). It was a gesture of appreciation for the leadership and trailblazing of the late Jim Vivieaere (1947-2011).

Tanu Gago and I collaborated to produce this video about the exhibition and its artists. It features excerpts of Jim speaking at the 2010 Curating Pacific Art Forum in South Auckland, part of the Manukau Pacific Arts Summit. For me, the Forum was the most meaningful gathering of Pacific thinkers foregrounding Pacific ways of looking and relating with regards to curatorship. Jim’s contribution is/was/will always be invaluable.

 

 

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