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An atua or god stands in a misty landscape with a red sky in the background.

Night Projections at SCANZ 2015

A still from the montage by Inahaa Te Urutahi Waikerepuru

A still from the montage by Inahaa Te Urutahi Waikerepuru

Four artists will present video projects at night in Pukekura Park, starting 9pm on Friday 30th January on the Boat Shed Lawn. The evening runs until 11pm. The evening commences the SCANZ 2015 International Celebration of Water and Peace, with events starting at the Huatoki Plaza on Saturday 31st of January and Sunday 1st February starting at 11am and running till 4pm.

The night projection artists are:

Inahaa Te Urutahi Waikerepuru
Warrior Mountain of Peace
This montage is based on the birth of our landscape of Aotearoa and the greatest love story ever told, that abides deep within the caverns and crevasses of Papa-tu-a-nuku.

Jo Tito
Project Peace Mandala
This work has been created from photographic images of nature. Mandala is a Sanskrit word for circle, it is a symbol that has resonated with me all my life and in my journey as an artist.

Claire Brunet
Susan Fryberg
Convergence
This work is an interactive night time projection in which the concept of water and its sustainability is investigated, through a convergence of 3D digital objects with recordings of water and voices.

Allan Giddy
Night swimmer
A Sisyphean swimmer toils relentlessly against the current. His single stroke, trapped in an endless glitch of video, pulls a moment into a string of moments, into a night of moments.

For longer project descriptions by the artists read more here.

Additional works created by SCANZ participants will also be viewable on the night.

Huatoki Walkway announced as site for SCANZ water*peace art works

Huatoki walkway announced as site for SCANZ water*peace art works

The Huatoki walkway and Plaza are now reserved for SCANZ 2015:water*peace events. We are particularly pleased the New Plymouth District Council has supported our project in this way, as it means we will be able to locate creative works along the Huatoki walkway, for temporary exhibition on Sunday February 2nd 2015.

The Huatoki River is site of many stories, dating from pre-European times to industrial usages, through to the current walkway/recreational purpose. A range of site types can be offered to successful artists.

This is where the Huatoki meets the sea. This view is looking downstream. The The walkway crosses above

This is where the Huatoki meets the sea. This view is looking downstream. The walkway crosses above

This image captures a little better, the atmosphere of the area with the road going over the top

This image captures a little better, the atmosphere of the area with the road going over the top

Looking upstream from the previous photo. This part of the Huatoki runs in front of Puke Ariki museum and Library

Looking upstream from the previous photo. This part of the Huatoki runs in front of Puke Ariki museum and Library

A slightly better view of the lower part of the landing area, which is landscaped back up to the right, until Puke Ariki Museumis reached

A slightly better view of the lower part of the landing area, which is landscaped back up to the right, until Puke Ariki Museum is reached

Looking upstream from the landing, the Huatoki again passes under a road. Beyond the pipe and through the other side you can see where the stream drops 30-60cm (1-2 feet)

Looking upstream from the landing, the Huatoki again passes under a road. Beyond the pipe and through the other side you can see where the stream drops 30-60cm (1-2 feet)

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