Whau the People proudly presents Sound Bites, a free event series to warm up the month of June with good food, live music and creative making each Friday evening at All Goods.
Enjoy performances by inspiring musicians while having a bite to eat, before washing down those good vibes with a chaser of creative workshops led by a rotation of brilliant artists. Bring the whānau, all are welcome.
Check out the exhibition 'Fresh Perspective' by Avondale photographers Ofaira Taito, Helena Cocker-Valu, Rebecca Ronald and Rajeev Nedumaran. Limited edition posters available on the nights for free.
Friday Night #3:
Hostess Naomi Azoulay will make you comfortable and Manu will be serving up the kai!
Live Music by DEAN CHURCH
Celebrate Tanabata with AKIKO DIEGEL
Tautoko to Auckland Unlimited for supporting these events, Crescendo for curating the music line up and I Love Avondale for curating the Fresh Perspective exhibition.
Looking forward to seeing you there!
A bit more about this weeks artists;
Akiko Diegel was born in Japan and has lived in Japan, Middle East, North America, Europe and many years of her life in New Zealand. After living in several countries, She moved to New Zealand and graduated with Master in Fine Arts at Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland in 2008.
Since 2005, Diegel was selected to exhibit in a number of significant group and solo exhibitions in Gus Fisher Gallery, Hastings city art gallery, Stark White Gallery, Tauranga Art Gallery, The New Dowse Gallery, Wallace art Trust in New Zealand, New York and Sweden.
Akiko Diegel’s work is held in public and private collection in New Zealand and worldwide. In this workshop, we will learn about the Tanabata festival that is celebrated every year, on the 7 th day of the 7th month of the year in Japan.
Tanabata is based on a legend and has a history of over 700 years. The celebration is considered to be a magical night when dreams come true! Learners will make the decoration that is used for the celebration, and include their own wishes in their creation.