Image Above: A member of the audience taking a closer look at a piece by photographer Glibert Van Reenen. Captured by Dan Childs
WELL WHAT A GREAT TIME WE HAD. A BIG THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTISTS OF DOING WHAT YOU DO, AND TO OUR COMMUNITIES FOR COMING ALONG, SHOWING SUPPORT AND ENJOYING OUR EVENTS.
We were lucky enough to have the wonderful Storyworks filming the shows. Below is a highlights reel of the events. Thank you Storyworks for going above and beyond expectations.
Renewing Our Community Through The Arts
// 41 Creators // 80 Performers // 20 Visual Artists // 17 Disciplines // 1 Community //
Our Creative Community Showcase
We have also been swamped with photographs of the show. Here are a few cracker shots:
In the lead up to Renew Art, a crew from Storyworks also visited our visual artists in the workspaces and made a short documentary piece about each. If you missed these videos, they are certainly worth a browse. Below is a playlist for all 18 videos.
RenewART 2020 artist and performer biographies are still up on our website. We have decided to keep all of these biographies online so that you can check out information about the artists and performers who were selected and participated in RenewART 2020 any time you like. VIEW HERE >
Thank you. RenewART 2020 could not have been possible without the help of the team behind the scenes: Our amazing Event Manager Ann Wyatt from Watson & Wyatt Design, the teams at TomTom Productions, Storyworks, Scope Media, Feast Creative, Print Central Queenstown, Art installer Marc Blake, Performing Arts Curator Margaret O’Hanlon, the Three Lakes team of Jo Brown, Sarah Lyttle and Rama Geeves and our incredible Trustees and most importantly our artists and YOU the community who supported this project. A special thanks to our sponsors: Creative New Zealand, Central Lakes Trust, Hugo Charitable Trust, Otago Community Trust and Community Trust South.