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Mmiri | Wai

All Projects 22nd March to 20th April 2024 Exhibition at ALL GOODS, 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 lot of projects there and […]

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Whau Youth Awards 2023

All Projects Friday 15th December, 2023 Blockhouse Bay Community Centre Whau Youth Awards 2023 We were stoked to be able to support the annual Whau Youth Awards by supporting local artist weaver Ahi Nyx to handcraft the awards this year.A massive congratulations to all the nominees and award winners at our 2023 Whau Youth Awards.

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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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Weaving the Whau

Where: Avondale LibraryWhen: Tuesday and Sundays in April 2023 during term times:Tuesday, 2-4 PM (April 4)Sundays, 12-1 PM (April 2, 16 + 30) Try your hand at weaving on a Big Loom and recycle your old textiles at the library! Bring in your clean, pre-loved clothing to be cut and woven into a community tapestry,

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Inhabit: Whau exhibition

Inhabit Programming: Whau Exhibition opening March 7th, 2023 Artist and birth worker Holli McEntegart, presents Inhabit from March 7th–April 1st 2023 at the Fale Community House, 50a Rosebank Road, Avondale in Tāmaki Makaurau. Inhabit will be open Tuesdays–Saturdays, 10am–3pm daily from March 7th–1st April, 2023. There will be scheduled workshops most mornings at 10:30am, followed by a conversation with

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Arty Meet-ups

This project offers an opportunity for our Whau Arts community and interested people to connect at 6 meetups that will be hosted at 6 different locations across te Whau. The first of this series took place and was a collaboration with Bike Avondale and local historian Lisa Truttman. People were invited to ride the new

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Great North, Whau

This series of photographs have been created through pinhole solargraphy workshops along the Whau river, and led by local artist Jenny Tomlin.The workshops involved making simplepinhole cameras using discarded aluminum drink cans, loading them with photographic paper in a darkroom and then traveling to Ken Maunder Park to set the cameras up to capture images. Workshop

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The Art Kitchen

Art Kitchen was a series of professional workshops focussed on building the capabilities of our art communities. 6 workshops were delivered online and 2 in person and with regular attendees across all the workshops, they provided an opportunity for connecting and network building as well. Workshop subjects included Curating; Writing Proposals; Funding Applications; Community 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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Asian Women Talk About …

Come chat with your fave aunties in this series of casual zine workshops hosted by Migrant Zine Collective and Creative Creatures. No experience necessary. Just a burning desire to decolonize, decarbonise and dismantle the patriarchy. Join us in a series of four workshops aiming to explore, dissect and celebrate the experiences of pan-Asian communities connected

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