Performance Art Week Aotearoa (PAWA) is a radical new platform
for performance art in New Zealand, running from the 8th-12th of
November in Wellington. PAWA will present a series of performances,
workshops and discussions presented by artists around Aotearoa and
It will be a celebration of performance art, and help gain an
awareness and recognition for performance art in New Zealand. PAWA
is offering a much needed platform for performance artists in New
Zealand, and is committed to paying all performers, as artists are
often undervalued and underpaid.
PAWA believes that performance art engages with the audience in
an exciting and personal way. Performance Art is unique,
interactive, immersive, experiential, and experimental. These
events that will add many new voices to the well established
Wellington arts community.
We are excited to be working with play_station
gallery and the new 19 Tory
upstairs as our venues, as well as Urban Dream Brokerage
as our collaborator.
We will be presenting a range of performance works by these
talented artists: Jazmine Rose Phillips, Jess Holly-Bates, Evelyn
Fletcher, Sophie Sutherland, Louis Bretana, TeKeepa Aria, Vicky
Kapo, TaeKyung Seo, Alicia Donnellan, Louis Newton, Brydee Rood,
Kyah Dove, Robyn Jordaan, Thomas Press, Virginia Frankovich,
Vanessa Crofskey, Marika Pratley and Heleyni Pratley.
We are in our first year! And we really need your support to be
able to make this happen! We are crowdfunding for $8000. This money
will be used to pay our artists, designer, illustrator, organizers,
photographers and more. We also need to pay for our venues,
technical equipment, printing, etc, etc, etc!
Any support you can give us will be hugely
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