Events for January through July

In conversation: Cora-Allan Lafaiki Twiss and Maddie Gifford
In conversation: Cora-Allan Lafaiki Twiss and Maddie Gifford

Join artist Cora-Allan Lafaiki Twiss (née Wickliffe) in conversation with Maddie Gifford to mark the final weeks of From Otītori Bay Rd at Te Uru. This informal discussion will explore the body of work developed during the artist’s 2021 residency at Parehuia / McCahon House and presented in the exhibition, reflecting on whenua pigments, boat trips on the Manukau Harbour, and art making with whanau in tow.

 Saturday 28 May, 2-3pm

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In conversation: Areez Katki and Tendai Mutambu
In conversation: Areez Katki and Tendai Mutambu

Join Notes for tomorrow exhibiting artist Areez Katki in conversation with Te Uru’s curator, Tendai Mutambu. In this informal online discussion Katki will elaborate on the five works on display at Te Uru, the bodies of work from which they derive, and how their thematic and formal qualities relate to the artist’s wider interests in memory, language, queerness, and how material culture can be translated and reworked. 

Sunday 29 May, 5-6pm NZT / 10.30-11.30am Mumbai, India 

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Film screening: Neil Feather: Sound mechanic
Film screening: Neil Feather: Sound mechanic

Te Uru and The Audio Foundation present: Sound mechanic (NZ PREMIERE)

Saturday 4 June | Lopdell Theatre

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Toi Taiao Whakatairanga workshop with Charlotte Graham
Toi Taiao Whakatairanga workshop with Charlotte Graham

Join artist Charlotte Graham for a free print workshop responding to the impact of myrtle rust. Participants will work in groups to compose a poem and then produce a print to take home using the artist's own print blocks. Learn about contemporary and local environmental issues, all while exploring the magical processes of printing!

Public workshop Saturday 25 June, 1 – 3pm | FREE
This workshop is iwi-led and developed for Māori participants, but all welcome

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