AD 2 Me

All Projects May to June, 2024 Avondale @LADYBUG_BEBE @SPDRTWNBBY AD 2 Me, 2024 Join sisters Nia and Mile on a sensory journey through an immersive exhibition and zine. Where their perspectives, growing up in Avondale (AD), breathe life into treasured memories of our evolving community. Through vibrant visual art—spanning drawing to mixed media—and evocative sonic […]

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Mmiri | Wai

All Projects 22nd March to 20th April 2024 Exhibition at ALL GOODS and GREAT NORTH RD GALLERY, Avondale Greenbay, Blockhouse bay website Mmiri| Wai Since 2021 I have built a connection & drawn inspiration from the waters at the Whau. Specifically Sandy Bay, Flounder Bay which are both neighboring to Blockhouse Bay. I’ve done a

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Nikau Superette Art

All Projects 2023 to 2024 A micro gallery in a community notice board, New Lynn. WEBSITE Nikau Superette Art 2024 Nikau Superette Art takes place in a restored and repurposed community notice board on Queen Mary Avenue in New Lynn. Originally built by the Queen Mary Avenue and Durrant Place Neighbourhood Support Group and sponsored

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Fiji Baat

All Projects 2024 Neighbourhoods in the Whau Fiji Baat Fiji Baat translates to ‘Fiji talk’ or the language Fiji Hindi. This photographic series  will share stories of Indo-Fijians in the Whau area who migrated to New Zealand amidst decades of political upheaval, providing insight into their lives today. The project is a collaboration between Sahar

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WINDOW is an ongoing poster project on the corner of Totara and Rankin Avenue, hosted by the New Lynn Community Hub and facilitated by Divyaa Kumar. Aiming to explore contemporary art and design by local artists, the Window billboard displays a rotating gallery of posters from local creatives, changing on a monthly rotation. This pilot

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ArtsWest map

A West Auckland arts mapping project in collaboration with Te Uru gallery and the Hen- derson/Massey Arts broker. The final map will cross our boundary lines and collectively share and showcase our rich arts landscapes. The map will be available online via multiple platforms and in printed form for access by locals and visitors alike.

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Double Blessings

A photographic series by Anna Delany documenting twins both identical and fraternal across Auckland. This chapter of the series features twins from the Whau Local Board area, photographed in our familiar landscapes. The final photographs were exhibited in the Avondale town centre in the Great North Road Gallery.

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Bay Art Exhibition and Event

This was the first Bay Art exhibition and event, exhibiting and selling artwork by 45 local artists with live performance, kai and a workshop gathering ideas for a future public artwork. Artists of varying experiences were involved from established practitioners to students from local schools. Highlights: Seeing the community come together to celebrate the arts

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Miranda St Community Project

The Glenavon Community hub worked alongside Community Waitakere, Kainga Ora and Watercare to support the community co-design process of a temporary play space, mural and creative elements in the Kainga Ora owned site on Miranda St. In November 2020 the community selected their preferred artist, Samoan comic artist and illustrator Michel Mulipola. Michel designed and

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Mata Ali’i

Mata Ali’i is Samoan for Matariki, the star cluster that can be witnessed from and celebrated in the Pacific. Stars were integral in the migration voyages that brought the first Māori to Aotearoa. Focussing on Pacific voices, the artists were asked to think about what Matariki means to them and to respond to Matariki as

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