Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 

Chinese art exhibition

Media Release 9 February 2017

Chinese art exhibition

An innovative exhibition showing work by staff and students from NorthTec’s Chinese partner colleges opens at the Geoff Wilson Gallery in March.

In Dialogue features the work of tutors and former students from the Haikou College of Economics and Haikou Experimental Middle School, working in pairs.

The aim of the exhibition is to give a large international audience to the work, to celebrate and highlight the value of arts teaching. It follows the showing of artwork by NorthTec staff and students, which was exhibited in China at the two partner colleges late in 2016 and was very well received.

The title In Dialogue deliberately plays with a multiplicity of meanings. The exhibition opens an artistic conversation between tutors and their prior students, and also suggests an opportunity to engage in communication through the arts between Whangarei/Aoteaoroa and China.

Alysn Midgelow-Marsden, NorthTec’s Creative Industries Education Coordinator, said: “This interplay across potentially broad cultural differences, given the diverse backgrounds and art practices of the participants, conjoined with the current increasing globalisation of verbal and visual languages, will create interesting connections and perhaps tensions in terms of response to the exhibitions in their respective venues.”

In Dialogue will be launched at the gallery on the Raumanga campus on Thursday, 2 March, from 5pm to 7pm. It will then be open for public viewing on Wednesdays (10am to 6pm) and Thursdays (10am to 4pm) between 3 and 30 March. It will be open at other times by appointment; anyone wishing to make an appointment should call 09-470 3805.


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 
Kakī: World’s Rarest Wading Bird Released In Mackenzie Basin

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says the birds will add to the 60 released into the Tasman valley earlier this month, significantly boosting the wild population. More>>

ALSO:

IHC Tribute: Colin Meads

"While Colin is best known for rugby, to us he is one of a small number of distinguished IHC New Zealand Life Members recognised for their significant support for people with intellectual disabilities," says IHC Chief Executive Ralph Jones. More>>

ALSO:

Howard Davis Review: Tilting at Turbines - The Trip to Spain

Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon have now both broken the Big Fifty barrier, which seems to have brought a whole new level of angst to their midlife adventures ... More>>

Review: A Rose By Any Other Name Would Smell As Sweet

The Royal New Zealand Ballet has accepted the challenge of this heart-touching tragedy and largely succeeded. More>>

ALSO:

NZ's First Male IAAF Gold: Tom Walsh's Historic Shot Put Victory

Although feeling very sore but with a great feeling Tom Walsh took his place as number one on the victory dais to receive his much deserved gold medal. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review Of Books: Q&A: Hard To Find Books

"Unfortunately we are in crisis and this friendly dinosaur faces extinction… Our only hope is to try and raise funds to buy the building and restore it to its glory, either fully funded or with a viable deposit." More>>

 
 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION
 
 
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland