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BITTERSWEET

Hopper Gallery
8 August - 27 September
Extended digital program from 28 September

Bittersweet is a survey of emerging and mid career Fijian art. It is a talanoa: a laying down of artworks and stories some sweet, and some bitter.

Both iTaukei and Indo-Fijian artists have been invited to interpret ideas around food, language and stories. The artworks are representative of new and old ideas of Fiji and the ways they have been shared and remade, to create space for both histories. The exhibition speaks to the experiences of artists living in diaspora as well as the connection to their island home: Fiji.


Curated by Shivanjani Lal

Artists: Manisha Anjali, Mohini Chandra, Quishile Charan, Yasbelle Kerkow, Shivanjani Lal, C.A Moses, Dulcie Stewart, Luisa Tora & Sangeeta Singh and Emele Ugavule

Click here to read the Exhibition Essay by Shivanjani Lal


This project is supported by the Carstairs Prize, funded by a private donor and administered by the National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA).

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Image: C.A Moses, Untitled, 2020 (detail). Courtesy the Artist.