Journal

Performance Art week aotearoa

PAWA

Whats on, PAWA 2023

Whats on

Welcome to PAWA 2023! While most of our events are free or by koha, we would greatly appreciate your support. Please consider purchasing a festival ticket to access all our events!

Performances at adam art gallery

Performance
Beyond your tadpole stage // your spinal cord dissolves
ouie Zalk-Neale was draped with kawe ~ woven tī kōuka carrying straps ~ ...
Wed 1 Nov 6:00PM
Adam Art Gallery Te Pataka Toi
Performance
Als Ich Fortging
My performance acknowledged the unseen and ascribed an a-spiritual state...
Thu 2 Nov 6:00PM
Adam Art Gallery Te Pataka Toi
Performance
Opening Night
We joined to celebrate the opening of PAWA 2023
Wed 1 Nov 6:00PM
Adam Art Gallery Te Pataka Toi
Performance
restless manoeuvers
Restless maneuvers performed the material and spatial terrain of the Ada...
Wed 1 -
 Sun 5 Nov
Adam Art Gallery Te Pataka Toi
Performance
Avoidant Attachment
An absurd task was undertaken: to be covered in temporary tattoos and th...
Sat 4 Nov 4:00PM
Adam Art Gallery Te Pataka Toi
Performance
Pieces of the island (from island to island) Part 1
A Collection of breath and wind was presented
Thu 2 Nov 7:00PM
Adam Art Gallery Te Pataka Toi
Performance
Artist Grant
An artist who could promise nothing but potential failure
Wed 1 Nov 6:00PM
Adam Art Gallery Te Pataka Toi
Performance
To watch something in person?
'To watch something in person?' investigated autonomy, labour, boundarie...
Wed 1 -
 Thu 2 Nov
Adam Art Gallery Te Pataka Toi
Performance
Against Embodiment: Anti-Human Garbage in a forest of Nihil
A dense kinetic installation built from local rubbish was brought to lif...
Fri 3 Nov 8:00PM
Adam Art Gallery Te Pataka Toi

Public space Performances

Performance
Pieces of the island (from island to island) Part 2
Facing the inevitable wind, we met the wind together.
Sun 5 Nov 3:00PM
Public Space
Performance
Feather Messages: the ones we take for granted
Feather Messages: the ones we take for granted held space for intimate c...
Sat 4 -
Public Space
Performance
Penelope’s Window
A performance that played on and critiqued our notions of discovery, voy...
Thu 2 -
 Sat 4 Nov
Public Space

Workshops & Discussions

Discussion
To burn, to run from and make peace with
'how can performance art be engaged with through tactics of questioning,...
Fri 3 Nov 12:00PM
Adam Art Gallery Te Pataka Toi
Workshop
Body Otherness & Depersonified Object-ification Workshop
We explored uses and interpretations of the body outside an anthropocent...
Sun 5 Nov 11:00AM
Adam Art Gallery Te Pataka Toi
Discussion
The Joy of Subversion: Conversation hosted by Alexa Wilson
A conversation and conversation relay game about the role of play, pleas...
Sat 4 Nov 12:00PM
Adam Art Gallery Te Pataka Toi
Workshop
Christchurch Sunday
PAWA Tour 2023 Christchurch
Altiora
Workshop
The privacy of sound
Collectively, attendees were invited to create a bespoke gallery 'noise'...
Thu 2 Nov 12:00PM
Adam Art Gallery Te Pataka Toi

Exhibits

Exhibition
Alexa Wilson Video Retrospective: Selected 5 videos over 20 years
A selection of 5 works from different performance video projects spannin...
Wed 1 -
 Sun 5 Nov
Adam Art Gallery Te Pataka Toi
Exhibition
Exhibited Works
A collection of videos and installations by our presenting artists was e...
Thu 2 -
 Sun 5 Nov
Adam Art Gallery Te Pataka Toi

Gatherings

Gathering
Surprise! Scores!
Something very fun and exciting happened
Sat 4 Nov 9:00PM
Adam Art Gallery Te Pataka Toi

2023 Artists

2023

enormousface

2023

Leafa Wilson & Olga Krause

2023

Noel Meek

2023

Sam Trubridge

2023

val smith

2023

Layne Waerea

2023

EunSun Heo

2023

Audrey Baldwin

2023

John Vea

2023

Tomasz Szrama

2023

Julieanna Preston

2023

Forest VickyKapo

2023

Ivan Lupi

2023

Josie Archer

2023

Kosta Robert Bogoievski

PAWA 2023

PAWA 2023 was made possible by our team of staff and wonderful funders and sponsors.

Creative Director/Curator/Producer:

Sara Cowdell 

 

Co-curator:

Mark Harvey 

 

Designer:

Milan De Maule 

 

Publicist:

Cheree Rider  

 

Writing curator and blog editor:

Sasha Francis 

Creative Director/Curator/Producer 

Co-curator

Designer

Publicist

Writing curator & blog editor

Sara Cowdell

Mark Harvey

Milan De Maule

Cheree Rider

Sasha Francis

Tickets

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