Artists

  • Heather Straka
  • Louie Bretaña
  • Oliver Cain
  • Raymond Sagapolutele
  • Sione Monū
  • Lucas Grogan
  • Luke Thurgate
bergmangallery.com

Prejudice, it's not an attractive topic, yet despite an enduring fight against it, remains stubbornly systemic across the globe, permeating every facet of our human existence. It comes in all shapes and sizes, tailored to any generic set of circumstances.

We all have our own stories to tell. The exhibition series, The More Things Change… Parts 1-3 brings together a collection of stories by Queer and Pacific artists who live, like many of us, with prejudice. They are narrated in painted, sculptural and photographic form. They are communicated with love, humour and gravity. They are not victim impact statements, nor are they a condemnation or judgment of others, these stories function as a stocktake of the reality we live in, and purposefully reflect that we believe the fight for equality in all of its forms, is far from over.

This exhibition is part of the Auckland Pride Festival 2023.

For more details, visit: bergmangallery.com.


Bergman Gallery is a commercial dealer gallery established in 2016 in Rarotonga, Cook Islands, and is dedicated to the exhibition of Modern Pacific Art. Directed by Ben Bergman, Bergman Gallery represents artists from the broader Pacific region. Alongside a regular domestic schedule of exhibition, the gallery is constantly exploring off-shore showcases and offers a limited artist in residence program.

Opening Hours

  • Tuesday – Saturday: 10am-5pm

Location

  • 3/582 Karangahape Road
  • (Gallery entrance via 2 Newton Road)
  • Auckland, New Zealand