Ka Awatea: Ngā Reo Hou – New voices from Ōtautahi Creative Spaces: 27 April – 15 May 2021

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Ka Awatea signifies daybreak, the awakening of creativity and the emergence of new voices. Creativity as a life-force is particularly resonant in a global pandemic which disrupted normal life and forced us to recalibrate. Creativity both sustained us and allowed new ways  of seeing. The pandemic also revealed new understanding of living in isolation, something that is all too familiar for some people who experience mental distress. 

Ōtautahi Creative Spaces is a specialist creative wellbeing initiative in Christchurch supporting people with experience of mental distress. We do this through studio groups, artist mentoring, collaborative projects and exhibitions. 

List of artists exhibiting:

Sam Lee
Calum Hay
Marguerite King
Lauren Michelle
Alexandra Stobbs
Hadani Woodruff
Catherine Brougham
Elijah Watson
Sam Gane
Natasha Sadlier
Lewis Trembath
Jamie Sim
Jonette Kingi
Marian Cox
Toni Jones
Melanie Worner
Karen Thompson
Tony Payne
Steph Grose
Barbara Rule
Vivien McDonald
Susan James
B Gregan
Holly Higgins
Zuzana Cerna
Amber Panere
 

Opening Event: Tuesday 27 April 5.30-6.45pm

Hosted by: Eastside Gallery, 388 Worcester St, Christchurch.

Opening Hours: Wednesday-Saturday 11am-5pm, free onsite parking.

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