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Thistle Hall is a vibrant community centre in the heart of New Zealand's cultural capital. We provide a community hall, meeting room and Wellington's only community gallery showcasing a range of artists and crafts people, from the established to the emerging. Thistle Hall is located one the corner of Cuba and Arthur streets. The shows on at Thistle Hall Community Gallery are run by the artists who hire it.
21 - 27 JULY 2008
Prints by Manu Berry
Opening 5.00pm Tuesday 22 July, then open daily 9.00am - 6.00pm.
You are literally looking at a dream. Literally?
Or try this. You are on a bus or a train and, sitting in the same right-aisle seat for the entire journey, you scan the profiles of those opposite you. They come, they go... present, close and familiar as fellow humans. One or two elements of their phsyiognomy, and a ripple of their personality stay with you. Outside, the landscape lopes, sometimes gallops, sometimes flickers past.
You are taking this journey sideways.
Literally speaking, this series of prints is a dream walking alongside the artist, and now, the rest of us. Manu Berry dreamed about an unknown gallery in a mysterious location, lit up at night. Approaching, and peering in the window, he saw a series of portraits running the perimeter of the gallery, with all the subjects drawn from the same angle; following one another, around and around...
For more information contact Manu on 02102908743.
28 JULY - 3 AUGUST 2008
Katherine Ivory, Sue Lund, Billy Wilson
Open daily 11.00am - 6.00pm
Please see http://www.thistlehall.org.nz for more information