Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Explosive Expression

Explosive Expression: Creative Resistance to the State Terror Raids of October 2007
Exhibition and Auction
Thistle Hall Gallery 13-18 October 2009

A week of events:

Tuesday, October 13, 6pm. Exhibition Opening with special guest Tame Iti. Media invited.

Wednesday evening, October 14, 7:30pm: A celebration of musical resistance featuring the works of Urs Signer, composer, clarinettist and Operation 8 defendant at the Adam Concert Rooms, Victoria University Wellington

Thursday evening, October 15, 7pm: Film Screening of 'Tuhoe: a history of resistance' and short films about the October 15th raids at the New Zealand Film Archive

Friday evening, October 16, 6pm: Meet the artists and hear about their creative resistance at Thistle Hall

Saturday (daytime), October 17, 12-4pm: Political screenprinting workshop for youth at the 128 Community House, 128 Abel Smith Street, sponsored by a Creative Communities grant. Admission is FREE - bring along your ideas for political screenprinted works.

Saturday (evening), October 17, 7pm: AUCTION NIGHT with food, drinks, and all of these amazing works for sale

Sunday (daytime), October 18, 1-5pm: Documenting our communities workshop with local filmmakers at Aro Valley Community Hall sponsored by a Creative Communities grant.

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