Author: Ben Hogg

Keynote

KEYNOTE: PELENAKEKE BROWNPelenakeke Brown (she/her) is an interdisciplinary artist, curator, and writer. Her practice explores the intersections between disability cultural concepts and Sāmoan cultural concepts. Her practice investigates sites of knowledge that hold both and she uses technology, writing, poetry, and performance to explore these ideas.    She has presented her work in the US, […]

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The Whelm

THE WHELM.An experimental take on reading, the whelm presents a radical critique on the act of performance. Appearances deceptive, the work leans into discomfort and asks for trust falls uncared. Journeying through a valley of ideas, concepts and creative imagery the narrative purgatory associated with the isle of the lotus eaters is used as thematic […]

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Me’angāue/Innealan – Me’alea/Inneal-ciùil

ME’ANGĀUE / INNEALAN -ME’ALEA / INNEAL-CIÙIL.‘Uhila and Meek present an exploration of gardening tools, physical presence, music and the non-human, drawing on their respective cultural (Tongan and Gaelic Scottish) and artistic backgrounds to frame the kōrero.BOOK TICKETS ABOUTKALISOLAITE ‘UHILA & NOEL MEEK.ABOUTKALISOLAITE ‘UHILA & NOEL MEEK.In Kalisolaite ‘Uhila’s experiential performances, the artist is not always […]

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Intersectional Performance in Aotearoa

INTERSECTIONAL PERFORMANCE IN AOTEAROA.FACILITATED BY JUANITA HEPI.In 1989, Kimberlé Crenshaw coined the term “intersectionality” as a way to help explain the oppression of African-American women. 32 years on and Crenshaw’s term is now at the forefront of national conversations about racial justice, identity, and policing. Intersectional theory asserts that people are often disadvantaged by multiple […]

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WAY.PNT PRESENTS : THE AFTERS

WAY.PNT PRESENTS: THE AFTERS.THE LIINEUP:Stef Animal  Elastic CoitusDestroy With Science – ANALOG.TECHNO.BANGERSWAY.PNT artists B2B – MR MEATY BOY / SOCIAL SPORT / KEANU RAVES / PARIS CHILLTON / ELPHEEBOOK TICKETS ABOUTWAY.PNT.Way.pnt is a new club night initiative aiming to bridge the gap between the underground dance music scenes of Poneke, Otautahi & Ōtepoti. Their priority is […]

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Neon

NEON.Neon is a filmed performance work, projected in large-scale to be viewed throughout the festival. The concept builds on Kittows sculptural and filmic practice, which considers ideas around reality in cinema and performance. Incorporating the performative pull of Summerhayes and Bosmans offbeat soundscape, a captivating play of surface, light and illusionism begins. Concepts in art […]

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