Dr. Sione Faletau – Ongo: Sound, Feeling, Presence (17/08/2023 – 16/09/2023)

SIONE poster edited

Sound and audio has been central to my practice as of late. This exhibition explores the many strands of the Tongan concept of ongo which means: sound, feeling, and presence. This is an exploratory exhibition of my practice utilising projections, mirrors, sound and installation.
– Dr. Sione Faletau

Opens: Thursday 17 August, 5.30pm, with refreshments by Liberty Breweries and Decibel Wines
Hours: 12 – 4pm, Tuesday – Saturday
Closes: Saturday 16 September


Artist biography:
Dr Sione Faletau is a recent Doctoral studies graduate from The University of Auckland Elam School of Fine Arts. He is a multidisciplinary artist based in Otara , South Auckland. His practice has been through different mediums and continues to evolve. His interest lately has been in kupesi or patterns – using sound waves as a medium to create kupesi. Now he is exploring the materiality of projections, reflection and light.

More information about Dr. Faletau including examples of his past work can be found at the following links.