Tulia Thompson

Tulia Thompson is of Fijian, Tongan and Pakeha descent. She is a sociologist becoming a journalist, who writes poetry and creation nonfiction.

Art
Jun 13, 2020

Along the mangroves: The in-between space of Jack Trolove’s paintings 

Tulia Thompson talks to Paparoa painter Jack Trolove and considers her new body of work, Mangrove. 

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Art
Feb 29, 2020

My God, It’s Full of Stars! Two Auckland art shows on bodies colliding with space

Visiting the Audio Foundation and the Michael Lett Gallery, both just off Auckland’s K' Road, Tulia Thompson finds herself considering the galaxy and what it means to be human. 

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Art
Nov 13, 2019

A meditation on exile: an embroidery project draws us nearer to the Congo

Artist Lema Shamamba highlights the threads that connect cellphone use to violence and exploitation in the Democratic Republic of Congo in her first solo exhibition at Auckland's Objectspace.  

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