Talking Culture - Artist Talks & Openings


Engage with Artists • 24 May - 14 June

Auckland region
Festival Artist Talks
Bookings may be requested - please visit the links below: 

Wed 29 May

Artist talk with Moshe Rosenzveig, OAM – Head on Photo Festival & The Lonka Project, 2pm + exhibition blessing & gathering, 4-5pm - The Lonka Project at Silo Park

Thurs 30 May

Artist talk with Jenna Eriksen - Kiku Kazan + Kiku No Kami, 2pm at Te Komititanga Square, opp Britomart Station

Fri 31 May

Artist talk with Andrea Gardner - When Mauve Does the Tango, 11am-12pm at Pah Homestead

Festival Believe function & opening, 6:30-7:45pm at Peace People Place Gallery

Sat 1 June

'Believe' Panel Discussion: 12pm-2pm - A discussion on the "Believe" theme with: Moderator: at IHeart Lounge, NZME HQ, 2 Graham St, City. Arrive by 11:45am for 12pm start, Q + A session at end of discussion.

Sarah Palmer - Wish You Were Here

Sharron Ward, Katalyst Productions - director "Goat Island Marine Reserve"/Goat Island Marine Reserve/Te Hawere-a-Maki short film

NZME PhotojournalistsJanette Dalley, Head of Visuals News, NZME + Jason Dorday, Lead NZME Photography

Plus 1 more presenter 

Thus 6 June

Artist talk with Abhi Chinnaih - Walking The Path at PWC Lobby, 1:30pm at PWC Tower Lobby, near Spectra cafe, 15 Customs Streets West. (Please book in, limited numbers, at

Fri 7 June

Photobook Friday at Ellen Melville Centre
Presentations with Madeleine Slavick, Tushar Sharma, Sheryl Campbell, Johnny McCormack & Meighan Ellis, Jon Carapiet, 12 (noon) -3pm

Sat 8 June

Artist talk with Jon Carapiet - Legacy at Silo 7, 12pm (noon)


Corban Estate Arts Centre: 6pm Fri 3 May
The Upstairs Gallery: 6pm Fri 24 May
Pah Homestead: 4-6pm Thurs 30 May
Art Centre Helensville: 5-7pm Fri 31 May
Kumeu Arts: 5pm Fri 31 May
Gallery Anomalous: 6pm Fri 31 May
Artselect Gallery: 6-8pm Fri 31 May - RSVP essential to
Lake House Arts Centre: 4pm Sun 2 June
Toi Ora Live Arts Trust: 1pm Mon 3 June
Studio One Toi Tu: 5pm Wed 5 June
Toi o Wairaka: 5:30pm Wed 5 June
The Hemp Store: 5pm Thurs 6 June
Skar Image Lab: 5:30pm Thurs 6 June
Two Rooms: 5:30pm Thurs 6 June
Underground Bistro: 5-7pm Fri 7 June
Print Art Studios: 1pm Sat 8 June
Art Collective Gallery: 1.47pm Sat 8 June
154 Gallery: 3pm Sat 8 June
Mt Eden Village Centre: 10am Sat 15 June




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