First developed in the Measina Makers LAB 2021, Shifting Centre highlights the innate excellence of our Pacific peoples, through street and contemporary dance.
Directed by Oto Lupo and Sefa Tunupopo, this piece is an ode to the dream of our ancestors.
Zen Te Hira
Lighting Designer & Operator:
Shifting Centre was first developed in the Measina Makers LAB 2021. The work was then adapted into a dance film as part of the Pacific Dance Festival 2022.
Shifting Centre are a collective of artists based in Pōneke, Wellington. With the practice of cypher and Talanoa, we nurture the Vā within our communities through our artistry. We envision to create art that fosters dreaming indigenous worlds into fruition.
Le Moana are an arts organisation based in Aotearoa, New Zealand. Le Moana is a vessel for the exchange of stories, concepts and ideas through the medium of live performance. The company was established as a pathway for cultural exchange and the development of storytelling by Pacific Artists.