Toi Pōneke Arts Centre are pleased to announce Abi King-Jones as the Write Room Wellington Screenwriter’s Residency 2019’ with her project Out of the Vaipe, The Deadwater.
Please join Jason Wright, Emi Pogoni and Blake Johnston in discussion on the last day of Wright's exhibition rauropi I II III.
A development programme created for artists. Each seminar aims to be very practical, providing clear pointers, steps to follow, real world examples and practical ‘how to guides’ in specific arts development and business skills.
Gain more knowledge of specific arts funding areas offered through Wellington City Council and Creative New Zealand. Go over specific funding guidelines and get tips and advice from someone who writes applications to trusts, foundations, city councils and Creative New Zealand.
Learn which business structure best fits your needs depending on whether you’re set up as a sole trader, a company, partnership or charitable trust. Get up to date on basic tax know how, either when it comes to paying tax for yourself, your business or contractors. This seminar will cover basic income tax requirements, GST, withholding tax.
Join us for this unique opportunity to talk to renowned Chilean muralist Alfonso Pajarito. In this talk Pajarito will be sharing some of his stories and experiences and we'll have an open conversation about community arts and murals.
A poetry reading as part of the exhibition Ghosts, floating by Briana Jamieson. George Banach Salas, Maisie Chilton Tressler, Alice Fennessy, Joy Holley, Lizzie Murray, Jane Paul and Briana Jamieson, will read pieces of writing reflecting on thoughts of friendship.
This workshop is intended to provide an exploratory space for Pākehā/white artists to engage with racial justice effectively and ethically. Come with hard questions and we will workshop together some real-world solutions.
While this workshop is geared towards encouraging and empowering Pākehā/white artists to become greater advocates for racial justice, everyone is welcome to join and contribute.
Join Chicago-based artist and organiser Latham Zearfoss, and Wellington-based performer Madeline McNamara, for a critical conversation around white power and privilege. Through divergent practices, these white artists attempt to use their creativity as a tool to undermine structural and everyday racism and colonialism within their respective countries.
Toi Pōneke is calling for proposals from Wellington-based Visual Artists for our 2019 Visual Arts Residency. This 13 week residency culminates in an exhibition of a new body of work at Toi Pōneke Gallery in November 2019.
The aim of this residency is to support an artist to develop a body of work and provide them with resources to dedicate themselves full time to their practice for a period of 13 weeks. Applicants need to have had previous experience of a mounting a solo exhibition and be looking to develop their practice further.
Toi Pōneke is inviting applications for WRITE ROOM - Wellington Screenwriter Residency 2019.
WRITE ROOM is an initiative in partnership with Director Rob Sarkies and Vicky Pope. Guest selector and mentor for 2019 will be producer Desray Armstrong. (Stray, Ellen is Leaving, Meathead)
This opportunity is for a Wellington-based screenwriter with a feature film project at a stage that will benefit from focused development towards completion of a draft of the script. Applications due by 22 March 2019 at 5pm.
Composer and performer Cory Champion works with the recording and amplification of cymbals, drums and drum machines to create fluid soundscapes, exploiting blurred textures between acoustic and synthesised sources. These percussion instruments are also amplified in the gallery space as sculptural works able to be played, continually modulating Champion’s immersive, harmonic soundscapes.
Join Te Hau Tūtū (Independent Māori Theatre Producers Room) creatives in The Hub to hear excerpts from works in progress including:
Pakaru by Mitch Tawhi Thomas, produced by Hapai Productions, to premiere as part of Kia Mau Festival 2019. Kingdom of Women, by Nancy Brunning, Hapai Productions. Hide the Dog, co-written by Jamie McCaskill and Nathan Maynard (Tasmania), Tikapa Productions.
Back by popular demand, poet, musician and best selling author Dominic Hoey, is running a one day creative writing workshop at Toi Pōneke Arts Centre. Dominic has been running the workshops, entitled Learn To Write Good, for three years working with over 100 writers. They cover the fundamentals of creative writing and are open to everyone from poets to song writers to journalists to novelists.
Splendor presents over 300 events annually, and is considered an alternative central-nervous-system for Dutch music. This presentation will explore Splendor’s innovative approaches to sustainability, financial models, collective thinking, and the challenge of running a musician-run venue without “programmers”.
The Performance Arcade team are back at Toi Pōneke Arts Centre. As part of our support and opportunities programme, Toi Pōneke is sponsoring office space for this iconic Wellington festival. The team will be working in Project Room 29 from Sept until 17 March 2019.
Toi Pōneke Arts Centre and New Zealand School of Music – Te Kōki are excited to announce Cory Champion as the recipient of the Toi Pōneke NZSM Sound Art Residency 2018-19.
Over the summer Champion will be developing a performance work that aims to dissolve and augment the drum set while abstracting the roles of the audience, participant, improviser, or performer.
Listening to Yourself Listening is a solo exhibition by Blake Johnston, exploring a new approach to sound art. Johnston has generated a series of new works that create meta-perceptual experiences, inviting the audience to turn their attention back to themselves and meditate on their own subjective experience.