PRESS RELEASE: Joint Statement on the Proposed Auckland Council Funding Cuts to Devonport-Takapuna Local Board
At a recent meeting of leaders of local Devonport organisations there was unanimous concern at the proposed Auckland Council budget cuts.
Depot Artspace is currently hosting an exhibition to celebrate the diverse creativity and talent of a group of participants in the Auckland City Mission’s Homeless Services. The exhibition, which runs until Wednesday 10 August, is titled I Am the Art & The Art is Me / Ko au te toi. Ko te toi ko au and features carving, clay, painting and photography works, providing an insight into the unique artistic perspective of some of Auckland’s inner-city rough sleepers.
Depot Media Producer Amelia Harris has made a video documenting some of the City Mission art classes. She met with the artists, tutors and filmed their amazing work in progress leading up to the exhibition at the Depot, you can view this footage below: