A work that considers the community atmosphere at a New Lynn night market.
New Lynn Night Markets
Thursday 11 February, after 6pm
They Come from Far Away is a live performance series featuring a mixture of visiting artists from Finland, Germany, the UK, across Aotearoa and other places. The series will explore notions of the familiar/unfamiliar, being alien/belonging, being foreign/local and being seen/unseen.
Co-curated by Leena Kela (Finland), Christopher Hewitt (Germany) with Titirangi’s Mark Harvey, the series will be situated in and around Te Uru, as well as in locations plotted around the surrounding environment.
Artists include: Antti Laitinen, Eero Yli-Vakkuri, Pilvi Porkola in collaboration with Claire O'Neil, Matthew Cowan, Leena Kela, val smith, Stephen Bain and Nisha Madhan, Joshua Sofaer, Oblivia, Mark Harvey and Sean Curham.
Kindly supported by the Chartwell Trust, FRAME, Arts Promotion Center Finland and TINFO.
Camera and editing by Daniel Strang.
Performed on Thursday 11 February, 2016
Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery