Time/Tone
Jan
11
to 2 Feb

Time/Tone

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.

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WRITE ROOM, Wellington Screen Writer Residency 2019 - call for submissions
Jan
22
to 22 Mar

WRITE ROOM, Wellington Screen Writer Residency 2019 - call for submissions

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.

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Te Hau Tūtū - Works in Progress reading
Dec
17
6:30 PM18:30

Te Hau Tūtū - Works in Progress reading

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.

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Learn To Write Good - Hosted by Tourettes aka Dominic Hoey
Dec
1
12:00 PM12:00

Learn To Write Good - Hosted by Tourettes aka Dominic Hoey

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.

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BUMP Business Crash Course for Artists
Nov
14
to 21 Nov

BUMP Business Crash Course for Artists

A practical workshop for emerging artists, Jo Randerson from Barbarian Productions, will share her expertise on the skills needed to survive as a self-employed artist including, marketing yourself as an independent artist, negotiating contracts, hourly rates, fees, writing budgets, applying for funding, and making a living as an artist.

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Toi Pōneke New Zealand School of Music Sound Artist in Residence 2018-19
Sep
7
to 28 Sep

Toi Pōneke New Zealand School of Music Sound Artist in Residence 2018-19

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.

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Listening to Yourself Listening
Jul
27
to 18 Aug

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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Te Reo Pākehā
Jun
29
to 21 Jul

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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New Zealand Playwright Exchange 2018
Jun
22
to 18 Aug

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

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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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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Te Reo Māori at Toi Pōneke
Jun
11
11:00 AM11:00

Te Reo Māori at Toi Pōneke

Want to learn Te Reo? / Kei te pirangi koe i te ako reo Māori? Toi Pōneke Arts Centre is offering a subsidised 14 week Te Reo Māori course from 11 June – 10 September 2018. Taught by Peta Kirikiri (Māori Mai), this programme is perfect for those that have had little to no previous experience with Te Reo Māori.

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Gloaming
Jun
1
to 23 Jun

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 11 Jun

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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