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We were not born to be stuck 
Opening event Tues 15 October | 6.00pm – 8.00pm
Follow up performances Thurs 17 & Fri 18 October | 12.00pm – 2.00pm 

Join Vanessa Crofskey and helpers in a series of action-based performances devised in response to Gus Fisher Gallery’s latest exhibition on migration, borders and identity The Shouting Valley: Interrogating the Borders Between Us.

The gallery will be running two follow up performances on Thursday 17 & Friday 18 October, 12:00pm – 2:00pm.

This event is part of Artweek Auckland

 

 

Film Screening: Island of the Hungry Ghosts (2018)

Friday 1 November | 6.00pm – 8.00pm | Ellen Melville Centre, 2 Freyberg Place, Auckland Central | Bookings required

This award-winning documentary by Gabrielle Brady follows the migration of millions of land crabs on Christmas Island from jungle to sea. That same jungle hides a high-security Australian detention centre where thousands of asylum seekers have been locked away indefinitely. Join us for a viewing of this incredibly pertinent and beautiful film.

Entry is free but bookings are required. Please register your place via Eventbrite. 

 

Acoustic Leaks, Act 1: Voices Unheard

Saturday November 16th | 2.00pm – 4.30pm | Gus Fisher Gallery 

An event series in two acts for The Shouting Valley: Interrogating the Borders Between Us 

What kind of environment do we need to construct in order to hear each other better? Acoustic Leaks features participatory workshops and panel discussions providing a safe forum for discussion for everyone where no one voice is privileged over another.

We are excited to welcome two artists whose work features in The Shouting Valley exhibition: Hoda Afshar (Remain Portrait Series) and Cushla Donaldson (501s) alongside other esteemed speakers on the subject of incarceration and detention centres.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Acoustic Leaks, Act 2: How to listen

Saturday December 14th | 2.00 – 4.30pm | Gus Fisher Gallery  

An event series in two acts for The Shouting Valley: Interrogating the Borders Between Us 

What kind of environment do we need to construct in order to hear each other better? Acoustic Leaks features participatory workshops and panel discussions providing a safe forum for discussion for everyone where no one voice is privileged over anothe

Featuring Dr Emily Beausoleil on listening as social justice work. More facilitators to be announced soon.