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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Zero Waste Workshops

This monthly series of workshops focused on Upcyling are brought to you by Fashion Rebellion Aotearoa at their workspace in New Lynn. “We are a newly formed group, passionate about finding solutions for the environmental and humanitarian issues caused by the consumerist, capitalist drive of fast-fashion.We aim to connect communities and resources, share knowledge and

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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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Acting for Stage and Camera

Acting for Stage and Camera: Short Course for Adults (16+) Gain an introduction to acting techniques for stage and camera over ten weekly sessions. Work on and complete two productions, one for stage and one for camera, and present them to a live audience. Sign up here: Classes will be taught by Jarred Tito (Bachelor

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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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Pasifika Tapa Workshop

This was an all day workshop where participants gained insight into how tapa is made and the cultural importance of this artform in the Pacific. The final outcome of this workshop changed with works being taken home with the participants, instead of being exhibited in the libraries afterward. Instead, final presentation is in the form

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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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Dung Beetle, event series

This Project hosted 6 monthly poetry/music/art sharing gigs at the new arts space/shop Dung Beetle in New Lynn. The events focused on giving a platform to locals and marginalised communities, specifically to our LGBTQIA+ communities to perform and express themselves in a safe and supportive environment. Events included; Poetry with Aiwa pooamorn and Gemishka Chetty

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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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