Moana Wesley, Charlotte Parallel, Aroha Novak and Angela Lyon at Vital Transformation Mauri Ora

AWA HQ 2018

 Art-science+environment

 AWA HQ’s third and final public project was about acknowledging the Toitū awa as a living entity. We started off on the lawn between Serpentine Avenue and Māori Road where, with the help of Moana Wesley and Te Rōpū Waiata O te Kaunihere-a-rohe o Ōtepoti, we learnt the Toitū waiata together. From there we walked up the road and scrambled down the bank where we could see, smell and touch the water. There we sang to the past, present and the future of the Toitū awa.

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AWA HQ : Final event and picnic 2018

Art-science+environment

AWA HQ’s final project started off on the lawn between Serpentine Avenue and Māori Road where, with the help of Moana Wesley and Te Rōpū Waiata O te Kaunihere-a-rohe o Ōtepoti, we learnt the Toitū waiata together. From there we walked up the road and scrambled down the bank where we could see, smell and touch the water. There we sang to the past, present and the future of the Toitū awa to acknowledge the Toitū as a living entity.

Artist Bio

L to R: Moana Wesley, Charlotte Parallel, Aroha Novak and Angela Lyon

L to R: Moana Wesley, Charlotte Parallel, Aroha Novak and Angela Lyon

Artists

Charlotte Parallel is a New Zealand (Port Chalmers) based artist working in the fields of sculpture, sound, performance and collaboration. She has been exhibiting within New Zealand consistently over the last 16 years and internationally since 2010.

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