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Media Arts Department Showcases Year's Top Work


November 7 2003

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Wintec Media Arts Department showcases the year's top works

Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec) is to stage a series of exhibitions in a celebration of student work undertaken during 2003.

The exhibitions will be held over Thursday November 20 and Friday November 21 at Wintec's Media Arts Department in Collingwood Street and in various inner city venues. Some viewings will have extended seasons.

Wintec Media Arts Head of Department, Margi Moore, said the work represents the range of disciplines offered in Media Arts and clearly demonstrates their ability to collaborate in this exciting intermedia environment as well as showcasing individual innnovation.

"Our graduates are amongst some of the most successful in their fields, in New Zealand and further afield. Their work is recognised for its professionalism and quality. These shows clearly illustrate why that is. The students and their tutors work tremendously hard to achieve these outcomes and we are justifiably proud of all of them," she said.

The exhibitions show a diverse range of photography, painting and sculpture, graphic design,animation, digital media design, and illustration, with two screenings of short films by moving image students at Rialto cinema. Finally, there is the launch of a CD of the commercial music students 'compositions.


Where - W hen - What

20 - 21 November 2003. 9 am - 7 pm. Some exhibitions extended beyond this date.

2DOWN. An exhibition by second year photography major students. P. Block, Collingwood Street. Exhibition viewing extended to 28 November Monday - Friday 10 am - 5 pm.

Photo03. An exhibition by graduating photography students. 4 doors down from Le Grand Hotel, Collingwood Street. Extended viewing hours Saturday 22 November - Tuesday 25 November, 11.00 am - 3.00 pm.

Painting and Sculpture: W Block Gallery, Ward Street.

Welcome to the Jungle. Graphic Design and Digital Media. R Block, Collingwood Street.

M*A*P 03. Survey of work by Tangata Whenua and Pasifika students 2003. FAT Gallery, P Block, Collingwood Street. Exhibition viewing extended to 28 November Monday - Friday 10 am - 5 pm.

Moving Image. Screenings at Rialto Cinema at 6.30 pm and 8.30 pm. Programme will differ at each session. $5.00 door sales.

Music. Launch of 'Exposition1', CD of student compositions, 5pm Wednesday 26 November at Revert, Alexandra Street. Unplugged performances.

Exordium. An exhibition of Media Arts Introductory Certificate students. R Block, Collingwood Street

RAMP. Exhibition by Mladen Bzumic. 8 - 28 November. Exhibition viewing extended till 28 November. RAMP Gallery, Collingwood Street. Gallery open Tuesday - Friday, 12 pm - 4 pm.

42%. Artists Nick Browne, Natalie Davies, Lorraine Pemberton and Lynda Wilson. Platform01, First Floor, 467 Victoria Street. 5 - 23 November 2003. Gallery hours: 10 am - 4 pm, Wednesday - Sunday.

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