Intercreate is commissioning two innovative art works, to be realised in 2014. The Media Art Projects aim to inspire artists and creative teams to think boldly about combinations of cultural ideas and contemporary media technologies, that could be implemented in public space and/or Pukekura Park. These projects are open to Aotearoa New Zealand artists here and abroad.
Category Archives: Wai
Being Light: art in the age of new consciousness explores light across the cultures and ideologies of Maori, Navajo, Mayan, Pueblo and Western Europe. Based on the idea that everything is interconnected, the exhibition includes works of art, cultural artifacts, whale song and living plants. The new consciousness relates to combining indigenous cultures, art, science [...]
Intercreate.org projects and exhibitions This page has introductory information about Intercreate.org projects, which include our biennial project SCANZ, exhibitions in Albuquerque, Istanbul, Rio and in Aotearoa New Zealand. Upcoming We are currently working on exhibition projects for Sydney, Santa Fe and Nga Motu New Plymouth. SCANZ 2015 will most likely be themed Wai (water) and [...]
Intercreate.org is a project based research centre which consists of an international network of people interested in interdisciplinary and intercultural creativity. Project foci include interdisciplinary projects and residencies with a strong focus on environment. Intercreate is a not-for-profit trust that is registered with the Charities Commission of New Zealand. About the Centre Intercreate.org arose from [...]
Wai (for ISEA 2012 Albuquerque) Te Hunga Wai Tapu consists of: Dr Te Huirangi Waikerepuru, Te Urutahi Waikerepuru, Ian Clothier, Jo Tito, Craig Macdonald, Julian Priest, Sharmila Samant, Leon Cmielewski, Josephine Starrs, Andrew Hornblow, Darren Robert Terama Ward, Johnson Dennison, Andrew Thomas, Dugal McKinnon, Sophie Jerram and Gordon Bronitsky. Aerial imagery courtesy of Land Information New [...]
Gordon Bronitsky, PhD, is the founder/president of Bronitsky and Associates, a firm which works with groups and artists around the world who want to preserve, promote and develop their culture and heritage and voices on their own terms. His role for Wai was to negotiate with musician Andrew Thomas and Medicine Man Johnson Dennison. He [...]
ETITO – industry skills partner and leader Andrew Hornblow is an inventor, engineer and National Moderator for ETITO, an industry training organisation for the electrotechnology and telecommunications industries. It is a standards setting body whose goal is to ensure that enough skilled people are available to work in these industries. ETITO began the Bright Sparks [...]
Leon Cmielewski and Josephine Starrs (http://lx.sysx.org) are artists whose long-term collaboration has produced a variety of screen-based installations. Their recent media artworks are situated at the juncture of cinema, information visualisation, and data mapping, playing off the tensions between the large and small screen, and between information and sublime landscape. Cmielewski is a Design Lecturer [...]
Wai opened with a Tomo Whakaari, a dawn ceremony following Maori protocol at 6.53am September 19 at 516 Arts in Albuquerque. We were privileged to have Johnson Dennison, a Navajo Medicine Man contribute some Navajo ceremony.
Photographs of the “Wai” installation in 516 Arts, Albuquerque as part of ISEA 2012 Machine Wilderness. As well as visual components, and important part of the “Wai” exhibit was the audio of Andrew Thomas and Darren Ward (Navajo and Maori respectively) – this was controlled by data from a tree at Andrew Hornblow’s Opunake house. Tree voltage, light and temperature readings were used.