Festival Programme – Visual Arts

Showcase Day

Saturday 12 May 2018, 10am - 3pm  UXBRIDGE Arts & Culture  FREE It is nearly time to launch the Arts Out East Festival 2018 and to celebrate we have put together a ...
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Maria Ezcurra: Invisible

11 March-22 July  Te Tuhi  FREE Te Tuhi presents, for the first time in Aotearoa New Zealand, the work of Maria Ezcurra, a Mexican artist based in Canada. Invisible, 2018 ...
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Carmela Nepomuceno: Supper

12-26 May  Pakuranga Library Large print works inspired by The Last Supper  explore themes of identity, meaning and time, informed by the artist’s Catholic faith ...
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Shivran Chandra: Home, The Places We Live

12-26 May  Pakuranga Library Home is not only a physical space, it is the moments, memories and people that we have collected as a part of our lives. A photography ...
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Alice Ng: Farewell but not farewell

12 May  UXBRIDGE Arts & Culture Kauri dieback disease is killing our precious kauri trees. This installation piece is a service held in memory of the many deceased kauri throughout ...
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Veronica Herber: Installation

12-16 May  UXBRIDGE Arts & Culture  FREE Visually linking UXBRIDGE with nearby Fencible Walk, Veronica Herber will be creating a site-specific installation through the Centre and beyond, utilising masking tape ...
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John Vea: “you kids should only experience this for a moment – don’t be here for life like me”

11 March-22 July  Te Tuhi  FREE “Every summer break for University, I often register myself into a temping agency for work to keep up with the cost of living. This ...
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Unseen, Unknown: Unveiled

23 April-25 May  UXBRIDGE Arts & Culture  FREE Curated by Alice Tyler and Zoe Hoeberigs Making the invisible visible, this exhibition brings together works by artists who reflect on things ...
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Larry Abreno: Stains of Life

12-26 May Pakuranga Library Captivate your senses with the aroma of coffee. A collection of paintings using coffee as a medium to achieve classical and monochromatic effects of light and ...
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Briana Woolliams: He Said He Knew Me From Somewhere 2

12-16 May  UXBRIDGE Arts & Culture  A response to violence against women using textile banners. Stitched, dyed, and screen printed by hand, these banners contain fragments of poetry written by ...
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Lulu Fang: Yellow Structure

12-26 May  Pakuranga Library Journey across urban environments via public transport with this photographic exhibition. Monochrome images of manmade structures are marked out in acid yellow, calling for caution ...
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Dieneke Jansen: 90 DAYS + Exhibition Opening

12 May, 4-6pm  Te Tuhi  FREE Join Te Tuhi for their winter opening. 90 DAYS + by Dieneke Jansen is a moving image exhibition about the Tamaki Housing Group and ...
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Dieneke Jansen: 90 DAYS +

13 May-22 July  Te Tuhi  FREE On the 22nd of October 2016 Ioela Rauti (Niki) was issued a third 90 day eviction notice from her home of 22 years. As ...
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Ceramika

13–27 May  Polish Heritage Trust Museum  Koha entry View delightful styles of Polish ceramics, from delicate tea sets to blue dot jugs to hand painted floral teapots ...
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Ritual Arts of the Carnival

Sunday 13 & 20 May, 12-3pm, and Saturday 26 May, 1-3pm Te Tuhi   FREE Strange and mesmerising carnival arts workshops will be held at Te Tuhi on the 13th May ...
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Te Tuhi Exhibition Tours

13-26 May, 12pm  Te Tuhi  Free Join Te Tuhi for free daily tours of their current exhibitions. Departing from reception every day at 12pm ...
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Talk, Tour and Film

15 May, 10am-12pm  Polish Heritage Trust Museum  $10 View stunning artworks by local artist Lindy Fisher and discover the story of 733 Polish children invited to NZ during WW2 ...
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Aydriannah Tuiali’i: Ko Tenei te Timatanga o aku Ao / Kowhai

17-26 May, opening 16 May, 4-6pm   Te Whare Wananga o Matariki Immerse yourself in a video-work unfolding the creation of Te Ao Maori, parallelling the artist’s ongoing relationship to learning ...
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Kids’s Art Show

16 May, 4pm  UXBRIDGE Arts & Culture  FREE The kids are taking over! UXBRIDGE’s showcase is a splash of beautiful colour and vibrant compositions courtesy of talented younger students. Exhibition ...
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Unseen, Unknown: Unveiled Curator and Artist Discussion

17 May, 11.30am  UXBRIDGE Arts & Culture  Free Join curator Zoe Hoeberigs for an in-depth look at an exhibition curated with Alice Tyler. Unseen, Unknown: Unveiled features artists reflecting on ...
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Gemishka Chetty: So Where Do You Really Come From? Artist Talk

17 May, 6.30pm  Pakuranga Library FREE East Auckland's multiculturalism revealed through the hyphenated identities of the children of immigrants. A series of workshops culminates in a photographic exhibition with an ...
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Art to Where?

18 May, 7pm  Edgewater College, School Hall $10 Celebrate diversity at this interschool wearable arts competition between intermediate and secondary school students. Tickets available from the school office ...
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Toi Manawa: Bone Carving Day Workshops

19 & 26 May, 9.30am-4.30pm  Te Tuhi  $80 Learn how to make your very own Maori bone carving in this fun, full-day workshop and learn about traditional customs along the ...
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Squiggla Workshop

Saturday 19 May, 10.30am-12.30pm Te Tuhi  FREE At the Squiggla workshop, you will learn how to become a Squiggla! Using mark making tools like chalk, crayons and pencils, you ...
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Big Draw Out East

19 May  UXBRIDGE Arts & Culture  FREE Join Auckland Urban Sketchers for an exciting big drawing session. BYO sketching tools, and a firm backing board. To register, contact Eric on ...
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Rozana Lee: Tactile Histories Workshop

20 May, 1pm-4pm  Te Tuhi  $30 All fabric tells a story – whether it’s an old shirt, a well-worn blanket, or the material from a bag you once loved. In ...
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