Toi Pōneke Arts Centre Visual Arts Residency 2018
Jun
13
to Sep 30

Toi Pōneke Arts Centre Visual Arts Residency 2018

Toi Pōneke is pleased to announce the recipient of our inaugural Visual Arts Residency, Johanna Mechen. Working in video and photography, Johanna’s recent work has focused on engagement and participation with a site and its community in order to tell ecological, historical, and cultural stories. Johanna’s project involves exploring a domestic site, motherhood and connection to place.

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New Zealand Playwright Exchange 2018
Jun
22
to Aug 18

New Zealand Playwright Exchange 2018

Magnetic North, Playwrights' Studio, Scotland and Playmarket New Zealand are delighted to announce that playwright, theatre-maker, actor and musician Morna Young has been selected for the second year of an international exchange between the two countries. Morna will be hosted as a Playwright-in-Residence by BATS Theatre and Toi Põneke Arts Centre in Wellington, New Zealand.

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Te Reo Pākehā
Jun
29
to Jul 21

Te Reo Pākehā

Te reo Māori, like any language is important to the vitality and meaning of culture. The exhibition Te reo Pākehā asks how we understand these meanings when looking at Te reo Māori as a non-Māori or as a Māori disconnected from learning the language in the home? Working across installation and painting, artists Martin Awa Clarke Langdon and Elliot Collins converse and reflect on the power of language, place and variation of 'meanings' we have access to.

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Listening to Yourself Listening
Jul
27
to Aug 8

Listening to Yourself Listening

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.

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The Performance Arcade Forum: Supported by Toi Pōneke
Jun
20
12:00 PM12:00

The Performance Arcade Forum: Supported by Toi Pōneke

Director Sam Trubridge invites artists, audiences, and the creative community to give feedback on The Performance Arcade 2018 presentation, and participate in discussions around 2019. Find out how you can be involved, and what our plans are for this event in its ninth annual presentation. As part of our support and opportunities programme, Toi Pōneke sponsored office space for The Performance Arcade, 2018.

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Learn To Write Good - Hosted by Tourettes aka Dominic Hoey
Jun
16
12:00 PM12:00

Learn To Write Good - Hosted by Tourettes aka Dominic Hoey

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.

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Kia Mau Festival International Indigenous Arts Panel
Jun
11
12:00 PM12:00

Kia Mau Festival International Indigenous Arts Panel

The Future is Indigenous - The tyranny of distance no longer keep indigenous artists apart - korero and collaboration are more commonplace and indigenous led platforms are establishing themselves around the globe. "Indigenous" is now a word used more widely in the mainstream and we are being courted by the establishment to join them. But what does this mean for established artists?

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Gloaming
Jun
1
to Jun 23

Gloaming

Gloaming explores chromatic transformation - the time between day and night - through a series of observational watercolour paintings and writings by Chora Luz Carleton. 

At gloaming, a strange light obscures our perceptions, colours transfigure into shadowy masses. This state of transition changes our mental perception and focus: our world becomes a smaller more intimate space, and the darkness looming beyond calls the imagination.

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Barbarian Uprising Mentorship Programme (BUMP) 2018
May
31
to Jun 11

Barbarian Uprising Mentorship Programme (BUMP) 2018

Call for Applications: Barbarian Uprising Mentorship Programme (BUMP). A partnership between Toi Pōneke Arts Centre and Barbarian Productions to develop a sustainable, strong Wellington arts industry. BUMP is a joint partnership designed to empower artists to reach the next stage of their creative careers, through hands-on work in the industry on live projects.

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Tread Softly
Apr
6
to Apr 28

Tread Softly

Tread Softly is a collaboration between photographer Tom Hoyle and choreographer Sacha Copland.As the days grow shorter Autumn will spread throughout the gallery and dancers will capture moments of abandon in and amongst falling leaves.

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Toi Pōneke Arts Centre Visual Arts Residency 2018 - call for submissions
Apr
1
to May 7

Toi Pōneke Arts Centre Visual Arts Residency 2018 - call for submissions

The deadline for proposals closed on 7 May. Thank you to everyone who made a submission. We will be announcing the Toi Pōneke Visual Artist in Residence over the next few weeks.  

Toi Pōneke is calling for proposals from visual artists for our 2018 Visual Arts Residency. We are looking for applications from Wellington-based artists. This 12 week residency culminates in the exhibition of a new body of work at Toi Pōneke Gallery in October 2018.

With support from Toi Pōneke, the successful candidate will undertake a 12-week residency and commit to a focused block of writing on their screenplay. The screenwriter will be provided with a studio space, stipend, and experienced creative support.

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HANDSHAKE 4  - Process
Mar
9
to Mar 29

HANDSHAKE 4 - Process

HANDSHAKE 4 is the fourth iteration of the unique mentor/exhibition project that originated in 2011. The HANDSHAKE project supports New Zealand jewellery artists, allowing them to develop ideas and artworks for a succession of national and international exhibitions with the assistance of a chosen mentor.

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sound art residency - exhibition closing/performance
Feb
2
12:00 PM12:00

sound art residency - exhibition closing/performance

All are invited to attend the closing of Flo Wilson and Olivia Webb’s latest exhibition Attunement. The new works presented in this show were made during their time in the 2017-18 Toi Pōneke Arts Centre and New Zealand School of Music sound art residency. The closing event will feature a live performance by Flo and Olivia.

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sound art residency - public workshops
Jan
22
to Jan 29

sound art residency - public workshops

All are invited to attend free public workshops run by summer sound artists in residence Flo Wilson and Olivia Webb.

Flo and Olivia will run two workshops over Monday 22 + 29 January 2018. Each workshop is 2-hours long (starting at 2pm).

Spaces are limited so sign up quickly to either or both workshops by emailing: artscentre@wcc.govt.nz

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attunement
Jan
13
to Feb 3

attunement

Flo Wilson and Olivia Webb join forces as Wellington’s 2017-18 Toi Pōneke / New Zealand School of Music sound artists in residence. Their exhibition Attunement features new sound and performance works that explore the voice and identity.

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House of Sand at Toi Pōneke
Dec
14
to Feb 5

House of Sand at Toi Pōneke

As part of our support and opportunities programme, Toi Pōneke is thrilled to be sponsoring dance studio hire for dance theatre company, House of Sand.

The company are working on a new show, FEAR OF EGGS, which will premiere at BATS Theatre from 20-24 March, as part of the 2018 NZ Fringe Festival.

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