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Review: Future Playground

by librarykris March 5, 2018

Future Playground  is a series of booths in Shed 6 which explore digital artistry. There are VR videos, games and experiences along with augmented art*,  light sculptures, and even a musical meditation to try. (Sadly I didn’t have time to try SUBPAC Sound Meditation. Everyone trying it looked very peaceful.) There are a limited number […]

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Review: Rushes

by librarykris February 27, 2018

Circa Theatre has been transformed into a series of performances areas featuring music, video, and contemporary dance. The audience follows the performers as they move through different spaces until we all end up at the same stage. Rushes is a fascinating and contradictory experience. It’s exciting to see Circa opened up even though it’s hidden […]

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It’s Festivals time!

by librarykris February 22, 2018

It’s almost that glorious point in Wellington’s calendar when the New Zealand Festival  (23 February – 18 March), the Performance Arcade (23-25 Feb, 1-4 March) the Pride Festival (24 February – 10 March) and the NZ Fringe Festival Wellington  (2-24 March) are all on at the same time. I love it for the exciting mix […]

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