Auckland Arts Festival: White Night
An evening of late-night gallery hopping city-wide
Paperboy picks White Night brings great art to all of Auckland. Here are some of our picks of the night’s best events.
St Paul Street Gallery, AUT Der Papālagi (The White Man):
An exhibition exploring cultural appropriation and appreciation through a Samoan framework. Join actor David Fane as he reads the book Der Papālagi, the namesake and inspiration behind artist Yuki Kihara’s works, which are also on show.
The Halo Project: Artistic expression meets eco-activism in this series of paintings that reflects on New Zealand’s birdlife.
The Exquisite Wound: An installation combining photography, video and sound with an anatomical focus. Silo Park is also offering free live music throughout the night, so pack a picnic!
Te Uru Waitākere Contemporary Gallery, Titirangi Picturing Asia: Double Take – the photography of Brian Brake and Steve Mccurry:
Curator Ian Wedde has hand-picked some of the late New Zealand photographer Brian Brake’s work and mixed it with the work of American great Steve Mccurry. The images all show Asia through the Western gaze.
Sandringham Whānui: Samaroh – The Great Indian Carnival:
The bustling streets of Mumbai come to Sandringham to create a carnival-like atmosphere and a lot of dancing.