Tuesday, June 26, 2012
MY PAGA HILL: Contemporary Art Show
PNG's prominent contemporary artists Ratoos Haoapa, Jeffry Feeger and children of Paga Hill Community will exhibit work depicting issues surrounding the recent eviction and demolition of the Paga Community. The exhibition raises important questions like what does the future hold for communities like Paga in a time of economic boom and social uncertainty? The exhibition area will also help highlight the loss of the Paga Hill National Park Area and historical WW2 Bunkers, tunnels and Gun emplacements.
Venue: Historical World War 2 Gun Emplacement site. Bottom of Paga Hill Community (See directions below).
The Opening is from 4:30pm - 7:30pm on Wednesday evening the 27th June 2012. Live painting performance by Ratoos Haopa and Jeffry Feeger.Special guest speakers Dame Carol Kidu & Professor Kristian Lasslett.
We hope to raise funds for the Paga Hill Community during the Opening evening through;
* Donations and sale of Artwork
* Drinks & barbeque food
* Auction of Live Painting
The exhibition will also be open to the general public from 9am to 5pm on Thursday the 28th June 2012.
* Directions - While heading up to Paga with Deloitte Tower on your left, turn right, continue around the bend and follow the signs to secure parking.
* Security Concerns - The Paga Hill Community and several town Police officers will ensure your security during the night.