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Arts For Your Sake Festival


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Arts For Your Sake Festival
7 - 21 NOVEMBER 2001

This year the Auckland University of Technology Faculty of Arts has created an opportunity to showcase the collective and creative talents of its students within the faculty through the implementation of the Arts For Your Sake festival.

The festival will encompass more than two dozen shows and exhibitions featuring works from a range of programmes within the faculty¡¦s six schools: Art & Design, Hotel & Restaurant Studies, Communication Studies, Languages, Education & Social Sciences and Te Ara Poutama (Faculty of Maori Development).

These shows have been tailored to compliment each other in concept and timing ensuring that the wider community has an opportunity to experience the diversity of programmes available at the AUT Faculty of Arts.

The festival¡¦s objectives include the display of commitment to disciplines taught and achievements reached while further developing an interface with the wider Auckland and international communities in the various fields of cultural and artistic endeavour.

The Arts For Your Sake festival will take place from Wednesday 7th to Wednesday 21st November. Festival venues include AUT Learning Centre, AUT Truffles Restaurant, the Aotea Centre foyer and NZI Convention Hall.

The official opening of the Festival will be by the Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Helen Clark, Wednesday, 7 November 2001, at 6.00 p.m. at the Learning Centre, Wellesley Street Campus.


Events include:

„h Exposure Fashion Show
„h Master of Arts Exhibition
„h Fabric Design
„h Graphic Design Exhibition
„h Spatial Design Exhibition
„h Visual Arts Exhibition
„h Interactive Multimedia Shows
„h Television Documentary Presentations
„h Advertising Creativity Display
„h Patisserie Display
„h Ice Carving Demonstrations
„h Festival Dinner
„h Culinary Demonstrations & Seminars
„h Awards Dinner
„h Ethnic Dance & Theatre
„h Literary Seminars and Readings
„h Kapahaka Performances
„h Contemporary Music & Dance
„h Multimedia Displays
„h Art & Design Exhibition

The Arts For Your Sake website www.artsforyoursake.co.nz will bring you further details of the festival in the coming months including event programme, details on individual and group works, location maps and much more.

Proudly supported by:
Air New Zealand * 91.8 MORE FM * Peek Display Corporation * Lexicon Systems Ltd *


Released by Auckland University of Technology

For further information please contact:

Catrina McDiarmid
Arts For Your Sake Communications
E ¡V catmcd09@aut.ac.nz
Ph ¡V 025 224 0504

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