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Two events coming up at the Adam Art Gallery

Two events coming up at the Adam Art Gallery

B-Movie Nite!
Thursday 7 February, 7pm
Adam Art Gallery

Join us for the screening of local shorts by David Donaldson:

30 Arthur Street, dir. David Donaldson, 2007. 20 min.

Beep Beep and The Island Of Terror, dir. Dave Donaldson, 2012. 15 min. (World Premiere!!)

+ Local Music Video Sampler

30 Arthur Street was a Wellington musical institution. For more than 18 years the building was used as rehearsal space and studio, in which time 20 plus albums and nine feature film scores were partly or wholly recorded there. Directed by Plan 9 composer David Donaldson, this impressionistic doco chronicles some of the building's musical history, plus its destruction to make way for a bypass. Amongst the musicians featured are Toby Laing from Fat Freddy’s Drop, drummer Anthony Donaldson, and ex-Mutton Bird David Long.

Beer and sausages at 7pm, screening at 8pm

Wellington Media Collective Book Launch

CLOSING EVENT FOR THIS EXHIBITION:
Saturday 9 February, 4 pm

Victoria University Press, Wellington Media Collective, and the Adam Art Gallery warmly invite you to the launch the book We Will Work With You: Wellington Media Collective 1978-1998, at the closing of the exhibition.
Musical performance by Thrashing Marlin, a Braille Collective duo. For more info see the VUP website.

This event is presented in conjunction with the Adam Art Gallery’s current exhibitions, We Will Work With You! Wellington Media Collective 1978-1998 / Martha Rosler, The Bowery in Two Inadequate Descriptive Systems / The Consumers of the Future, a commissioned project by White Fungus, on view until Sunday 10 February.

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