Award recipients feature in Auckland Festival Programme — 20.11.14

Seven Arts Foundation recipients feature as part of the Auckland Arts Festival programme, 4 - 22 March 2015.

The Auckland Arts Festival is Auckland's premier festival of New Zealand and international arts. The globally-recognised event celebrates people and culture, and showcases the cultural diversity and vibrant energy of New Zealand's largest city.

The 2015 Festival programme features work by seven Arts Foundation Award recipients, across six extraordinary events. 

TAI WHETUKI / HOUSE OF DEATH

4- 22 March, TimeOut Festival Garden

A powerful new video work by leading multi-media artist Lisa Reihana  which delves into Māori and Pacific cultural practices pertaining to death and mourning. More Information  

I AM 

6 - 7 March, ASB Theatre

Lemi Ponifasio  and MAU stun with their extreme physicality and dramatic, singular storytelling. I AM explores the legacy of WWI and the wave of impact the conflict had around the world. More information  

 

Close Encounters: PAH

10 - 15 March, Pah Homestead

Music, dance and architecture combine at Pah Homestead in a unique collaboration between leading female New Zealand artists Carol Brown, Gillian Whitehead  and Star Gossage .More Information

 

RAW: Falesā

12 March,  Q Loft

Senior-level artists including Nathaniel Lees, John Pule  and Bill Urale develop a new work, Falesā, based on the the fono matai process. More Information

REQUIEM FOR THE FALLEN

13 March, Great Hall

A collaboration between Ross Harris , Vincent O'Sullivan and Horomona Horo, performed by the New Zealand String Quartet, Voices NZ Chamber Choir and soloists, this is a musical commemoration of the centenary of WWI. More Information

 

LADY SINGS THE BLUES

18 March, Festival Club

A gathering of Aotearoa's female vocal powerhouses including Ladi6, Hollie Smith, Whirimako Black , Annie Crummer, Julia Deans and Ria Hall celebrate the songs of Billie Holiday. More Information

 

Visit the Auckland Festival website for the Full Programme.