Aotearoa’s premiere festival adventurous and avant-garde sonics is back, bringing more than 50 incredible acts of off-kilter experimentation to Auckland for four days and nights of boundary-pushing sonic bombardment.
Over Labour Weekend, artists from as far away as Belgium will converge across the city to engage in radical sound making, sonics on the edge of perception, extreme instrumental techniques, vocal catharsis and all round sensory stimulations!
Working from the Shore is a series of panel discussions that consider how the work of Maori filmmakers Barry Barclay and Merata Mita has informed contemporary understandings and approaches to moving image within the realms of filmmaking, film theory and the visual arts.
ST PAUL St Gallery Three, 40 St Paul St, Auckland, 1010
New Zealand was the first country to give women the vote, making 2018 the 125-year anniversary of women's suffrage. To mark the occasion, CIRCUIT and City Gallery Wellington presents the work of a woman artist from the last country to give women the vote, Saudi Arabia.
The next instalment in the Audio Foundation workshop series caters equally to visual and sonic inclinations.
Spectral transcription is the process of extracting discrete frequencies from a sound recording, and converting them into either musical notation, graphic interpretation, or midi files which can then be used as material for further composition work.
Kerian Varaine has been developing his composition practice in this field for over five years using freely available opensource software.