DIASPORADIC679 is up in six locations in Otahuhu and we’re so grateful to the awesome staff at each venue! Ana and her daughter, Oasis Drink Bar, Food City Ethnic Food Court Dulcie Stewart outside Roop ki Rani where her work is just visible in the first floor window. The lovely Christine Mercer, manager of the … Continue reading
DIASPORADIC679 was installed at the 6 Otahuhu venues on Saturday 15 October by artists Sangeeta Singh, Dulcie Stewart and Luisa Tora with support from Leilani Kake and Rebecca Hobbs. In some locations, the posters are viewable from the street, in others, they are near the entrance way and require some hunting! At the Food City … Continue reading
Otahuhu-based artists Sangeeta Singh and Luisa Tora were interviewed by Lynn Freeman for the Arts on Sunday on Radio New Zealand this weekend (16 October), listen here: art-20111016-1352-the_southside_arts_festival-048.mp3 Sangeeta and Luisa also feature in the current issue of Express, New Zealand’s GLBT (gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender) magazine and website, read more here: http://www.gayexpress.co.nz/2011/10/a-super-festival-%e2%80%a8for-a-super-city/ Both … Continue reading
DIASPORADIC679 has now officially launched ONLINE! The artist pages now feature all the works in the exhibition! To see the works as posters in the Otahuhu venues, check out the map and get your walk on! We’re so very grateful to our venue hosts, learn a bit more about them here and feel free to … Continue reading
We had Dulcie Stewart here from Brisbane today so it was pretty exciting when the posters came fresh off the printer same time! Today the posters have gone up in Otahuhu and the exhibition officially kicks off on Monday 17 October!
Exhibition catalogues available at each venue include this map! The six venues for DIASPORADIC679 are within a short walk of each other. If you’ve never been to Otahuhu before, a great day to visit is Thursday morning where a vibrant Tongan market runs opposite the Otahuhu Recreation and Youth Centre, Mason Avenue. Find out more … Continue reading
The artwork is in, the posters are being printed, the t-shirts are almost ready and DIASPORADIC679 is almost ready to go! A pretty extraordinary project, DIASPORADIC679 brings together the work of seven Fiji women artists based in Canberra and Brisbane, Australia; Hawai’i; Waikato and South Auckland, Aotearoa. Linked through Twitter, Facebook, email and many, many … Continue reading
Art / Movement: Political Poster Art in Aotearoa is an exhibition at Auckland’s Artstation gallery showing until Saturday 1 October. Presented by Kotare Trust, promoting research and education for social change, it is an EXCELLENT collection of political posters with strong messages and powerful visuals. Check it out!
Watch out for diasporadic679 in the upcoming programme for the Southside Arts Festival (14 October – 6 November)! We’re so excited to be part of this excellent programme amongst some EXCELLENT South Auckland art events!