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Wellington Rape Crisis Art Exhibition & Auction

28TH NOVEMBER 2012
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Wellington Rape Crisis Art Exhibition & Auction

ART AUCTION
SATURDAY 8TH NOVEMBER 7.30 – 9.30pm

EXHIBITION RUNNING
TUESDAY 4TH NOVEMBER – SUNDAY 9TH DECEMBER

Join us for a week-long exhibition of artworks by over 20 artists and illustrators including Gemma Tweedie, Gemma Louise, Cesar Koene, Sarah Hudson, Julianna Venning, Devon Smith, Fleur Woods, Kelly Spencer, Rebeka Whale, Jamie MacDonald, Maz Hermon, Anthony Cabraal, Amber Varde, AEK, Maria Kovacs and Meta Assink.

Each artist has generously donated an artwork to be auctioned off, with all profits going to Wellington Rape Crisis.

The Art Auction will take place on Saturday the 8th December from 7.30-9.30p
m at Matchbox Studios. It will be MC'd by talented local comediennes Jennifer O'Sullivan and Christine Brooks. Wine and nibbles provided, all are welcome.

If you would like to bid on an artwork but are unable to make it to the Art Auction, please contact lizw@wellingtonrapecrisis.org.nz for more information.

'GLASS HOLE PIT' a visual sound-based sensory overload
Friday November 30th 2012 at 7pm- $5
Featuring:
Samin Son
“If a shooting star could travel upwards that would be Samin Son. Wellington has always been a cautious town, tending more towards the reserved than the outlandish. So perhaps there were no defence mechanisms in place for restraining someone of such concentrated intensity. The Korean-born Wellington-based artist has been making a name for himself in 2012 with a series of performances and exhibitions, and a ubiquitous online presence.” – Ron Hanson (http://www.thebigidea.co.nz/news/interviews/2012/jun/118176-catch-a-shooting-star )
Koi

James Crane is one of Wellington’s most prolific and consistently interesting musicians, artists and filmmakers, creating soundscapes of ‘thrilling fucked up shit’, performances are rare so this is not something to miss out on.
http://koii.bandcamp.com/album/koi

…for the weight of blood

Wellington musicians Timothy J. Andrew, Rupert Hunter, and Rachel McGonigal create violent, sexy noise and often self-destructive spectacles.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Pq06e8iyDAhttp://timothyjandrew.bandcamp.com/http://ruperthunter.bandcamp.com/


LEVEL ONE.166 CUBA ST

WELLINGTON (04) 381 3451

WWW.MATCHBOXSTUDIOS.CO.NZ


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