Images: Amanda Joe, David Cook, Gabrielle McKone and Mark Amery
Today Ash Holwell shared roles with MP for Mana Kris Faafoi, as part of his Ako Ako: A role-swapping adventure. Ash shares Kris’ duties through the morning including the weekly staff teleconference, interviews on Newstalk ZB and Beach FM and visiting his parliamentary office.
As artist for the day Kris started work on setting up a radio station for Titahi Bay at the TEZA hub.
Meanwhile out in Hartham Place Mark Harvey started the Volunteer Refinery.
Creative Summit’s lunchtime artist presentations included legendary Wellington artist Barry Thomas.
Here’s artist and designer Miriama Grace Smith.
Jason Muir got creative with hair as part of a TV3 story.
Tim Barlow was off to Cannons Creek to set up his Just in Time Quick Response Community Centre.
JIT can be delivered for urgent local requests for community meetings, it is intended as an emergency community space. Here are TEZA crew helping, the lovely Amanda Joe (Titahi Bay) and Paula MacEwan (Cannon’s Creek).
Barry Thomas, Sophie Jolley and Mark popped by for an introductory lime render making workshop for Tim’s head (made from Trash Palace polystyrene).
Back in the CBD it was blessing time at the Strong Pacific Families space, where Tokelau are hosting activites and art all week. Pictured Moses Viliamu from TEZA with Seanoa Faraimo.
At the Porirua People’s Library Lana Lopesi was interviewed by Pip Adam, preparing for her Made Up Times project on Tuesday.
The evening Creative Summit session talked to the big question “Who are we to intervene?” Environmental movements and human agency were the hot topic.
Presenters included Mark Harvey (left) and visiting Thai artist Sutthirat Supaparinya.