Auckland Arts Fes­ti­val: White Night

An evening of late-night gallery hop­ping city-wide

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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.

Silo Park

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.

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