Kete: Contemporary Craft and Design Fair
Kete is a three day craft/design fair and symposium that celebrates a passion for objects and design, opening at the NZ Academy of Fine Arts gallery in Wellington, Thursday 6 September.
In a three-day exhibition, Kete (10am, Friday 7 September - 5pm, Sunday 9 September), will represent many of the country’s leading craft and design artists. Kete will bring together practitioners and galleries exhibiting objects in jewellery, ceramics, glass, textiles and furniture. Contributors include Anna Miles Gallery, Bowen Galleries, Chambers241, David Trubridge, Designtree, Dilana Rugs, F3 Design, Massey School of Design, The National, Toi Maori Aotearoa, Vessel Gallery, Whitespace Gallery and Whitireia.
Over three days, an accompanying lecture programme will highlight national and international guest speakers. Keynote speakers inlcude Melbourne-based curator and academic, Kevin Murray, Vice-President of the World Craft Council Asia pacific Region and online Editor of the Journal of Modern Craft and David Trubridge, internationally recognised designer.