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Nostalgia_Ultra – Da-Ku Set

14 Aug 2019 - 19 Sep 2019


Wednesday 14 August 2019, 5.00pm - Thursday 19 September 2019, 7.00pm

  • Opening night: Wed 14 Aug, 5pm-7pm
  • Exhibition: 15 Aug - 19 Sep
  • Gallery hours: Mon-Thu 9am-7pm, Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 9am-4pm 

Studio One Toi Tū, 1 Ponsonby Road, Ponsonby, Auckland

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Gallery 4 & Sidewalk Gallery


09 376 3221


Studio One Toi Tū: Creative Residents Exhibition

Past and present worlds collide in Nostalgia_Ultra the debut exhibition by DA-KU Set, which is also a homage to Māori and Pacific peoples, and on a personal note – their Dads.

Illustrations rendered in the graphic visual style of classic arcade games depict the societal battles Māori and Polynesian people have fought and continue to face.

The works evoke a sense of ‘nostalgia’ as a means of questioning negative realities and positive memories to examine glitches in New Zealand's history.



I Wish the Lifeguard was Dead (So I Could Break the Rules) – Katie Burson

An exhibition utilising storytelling, video art and movement to create off-beat alternate realities.

Augmented reality to bring Papakura photography to life

An interactive art installation will tell the story of Papakura locals’ love for their town.

Echo Bone – Teresa Peters

Contemporary ceramics and sculptural works by Teresa Peters.

Unearthed – Sophie Watson

The artist shares her personal investigation into her grandfather Walter’s disappearance in 1951.

Behind The Scenes Competition

Be in to win one of three money-can't-buy experiences at Auckland Museum, Auckland Libraries and the Zoo.