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KO TE ĀKAU: POETICS OF LAND, WATER & SKY

Te Toki Haruru (Charles Koroneho)

Refinery ArtSpace
Thu 20 Oct - Sat 29 Oct (not Sun, Mon)

Ko Te Ākau is a visual arts installation and curated performance programme for live and virtual spaces, created for group and solo performances, within a design accurate, site-specific installation of lighting, sound design and video projection. The project references the collaborative works of artists Ralph Hotere and Bill Culbert and serves as the inspiration for exploring the poetics of Te Ākau, the space where the ocean meets the land, where the horizon connects land, water and sky.

THE SENSORIUM - A Community Performance

Chloe Loftus Dance

Whakatū Nelson CBD
Thu 20 Oct | 6.30 pm - 8.00 pm

Join ‘The Sensorium’, a mass movement performance for this year's Night Vision. Amateurs and professionals, experts and the curious - all are welcome to learn this simple choreography and be a part of this magical community event.

TUPU

Fua Creative | Victory Mini-Fest

Victory Community Centre
Sat 22 Oct | 3.00 pm

A vibrant cast of Pasifika artists from Te Tauihu bring you Tupu – a fun kids show that expresses themes of identity, collaboration, kindness and resilience.

THAW

Legs On The Wall

Port Nelson
Mon 24 Oct | from 2PM until late

High above the harbour, suspended by a crane on 2.7 tonnes of ice, a figure - isolated on a melting platform - struggles for balance. As sunset approaches what will be left? We are confronted and inspired by their determination to adapt and survive. There's no time to waste.

Over eight hours in one day, Legs On The Wall brings death-defying beauty to the current climate crisis, with THAW.

ARTEFACT: HOW TO BEHAVE IN AN ART GALLERY

New Zealand Dance Company

The Suter Art Gallery Te Aratoi o Whakatū
Fri 28 Oct + Sat 29 Oct |
6.00 pm + 8.00pm each day

(Re)Discover the Suter Art Gallery Te Aratoi o Whakatū: this playful site-specific dance/theatre work by Arts Laureate Ross McCormack invites you into rabbit holes of possibility. Follow the performers, gallery hosts and art experts on a never-before tour of the gallery spaces.

FEVER: RETURN OF THE ULA

Fine Fatale

Theatre Royal
Fri 28 Oct + Sat 29 Oct | 8.00 pm

The cabaret show that was on everyone’s hips, lips and fingertips in 2021 returns. Fever: Return of the Ula features the savage stomps and luscious sways of critically acclaimed Fine Fatale. Hosted by the soulful singing trills of the goddess trio The Taka Tu Wops, with a live band.

Audio Described performance & Touch Tour on Sat 29 Oct.

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