Start Date
8 November -  
End Date
14 November 2021
Performance Art Week Aotearoa and In_Process collective
Main Image
PAWA and in_collective Poster
Opening Hours
Tuesday - Saturday, 8am - 5pm
Sunday, 8am - 3pm

Performance Art Week Aotearoa presents its 2021 festival: PUBLIC VS. PRIVATE.

As apart of a week long programme of performances, discussions, free breakfasts and workshops, we are also presenting two exhibitions. One of which is SPACE: MEDIA: VOICE by In_Process Collective presented at Thistle Hall, this exhibition will present 12 archival performance works by artists based in India.

Accompanying this exhibition, there will be the following events, performances, workshops:

There will be daily free breakfasts happening out the front of Thistle Hall from 8am-10am Thursday-Sunday.

The performance work by Chris Berthelsen “Mending “wellington” and google street view by way of Nudnik Maintenance System”will be leaving from Thistle Hall at 10am on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

There will be a workshop as part of PAWA happening in the upstairs Thistle Hall on Friday from 5:30pm-7:30pm

The performance work "Waiporoporo | We’re the purple" by Sonja van Kerkhoff will be leaving from Thistle Hall at 3pm on Sunday.

The Curatorial team of “in_process” is AAkshat Sinha, B Ajay Sharma, Abhimanyu Kumar, And Sameer Meshram and the curatorial assistant, Vanshika Sarin. Find more about their work here.

Exhibiting artists:

Parmesh Jolad – Bangalore

Parvez Imam- India/ Switzerland

Kaushal Kumar Sonkariya – New Delhi

Naresh Kumar- Bihar

Inder Salim – New Delhi

Madhu D – Mumbai

Kulpreet singh – Punjab

Rohan Dambre – New Delhi

Bhisaji Gadekar – Goa

Saaqi Butt - Sri Nagar

Jihyoung Park – Punjab, India/Korea

Mamata Sagar – Bangalore

PAWA also has a series of other events at other locations and online, that you can find on their website.

Facebook: PUBLIC VS: PRIVATE. PAWA 2021.

Instagram: @performanceartweekaotearoa

Thistle Hall Update

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From December 3, 2021 Thistle Hall will require all visitors over the age of 12 to show a Vaccine Pass.

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