Earth Issues

Earth Issues

Naumai, Haere Mai  Kings Theatre, Kawakawa 

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13 Aug

New Work

I’ve just completed my new range of work for a solo show at Kings Theatre Kawakawa. The work was created to illustrate a short story I have written for children that highlights the cycle of water. It is the journey of a teardrop from Ranginui to Papatuanuku. I thought I’d share a little before the opening. Naumai Haeremai 5th – 27th Sept ‘Far above us the water gathers, water evaporated from the mists and oceans. Ihorangi collects the moisture and...

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RIP SHIT and BUST

Rip, Shit and Bust A response to invasive mining realities. Featuring work by leading Taitokerau artists, supporting emerging artists and an anti-invasive mining message. Our First Exhibition in Kings Theatre Creative. To visit us on Facebook Featured image is a painting by Northland artist, Julien Atkinson, ‘Tui the true Riches of New Zealand’  

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Kings Theatre Creative Opening in Kawakawa

Kawakawa now has a wonderful new arts space and creative team to support arts in Te Taitokerau. Kings Theatre opened its doors in 1936 as the ‘Showcase of the Bay of Islands’ screening movies and creating entertainment and memories until 1976. The Theatre was then converted to a clothing store, second-hand-mart and most recently a kids play area. Now the new owner, Laurell Pratt and a creative team hope to transform the theatre back into a showcase, not just of...

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2 Feb

Evolution

Quote by Albert Einstein “A human being is a part of the whole, called by us, “Universe,” a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest — a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this...

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First post
31 Jan

First post

I believe my creativity comes from the same spring that connects us all.  I am passionate about the land and the need for us to look after that which feeds us.  We are driven by our inner selves. Our wants, needs, emotions and spiritual requirements. Because for most of us in todays society we do not live off the land, but rather buy our food from a shop, sustaining the environment is no longer a key driver in our vision...

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