The Auckland Writers & Readers Festival, on from the 9-13 May, includes the following arts related events. Note that all three artists (Colin McCahon, Graham Percy and Dick Frizzell) either studied or worked at the Elam School of Fine Arts.
McCAHON AND THE MICRONAUT
Martin Edmond and Gregory O'Brien will discuss the process involved in writing Dark Night: Walking with McCahon (Edmond, 2011) and A Micronaut in the Wide World: The Imaginative Life and Times of Graham Percy (O'Brien, 2012). Date: Friday 11th May 2012
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Venue: ASB THEATRE, AOTEA CENTRE
IT'S ALL ABOUT THE IMAGE: DICK FRIZZELL
This event is the 'live version' of Frizzell's 2011 book of the same name.
Date: Sunday 13 May 2012
Time: 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Venue: AUCKLAND ART GALLERY AUDITORIUM
- Edmond, M. (2011). Dark night : walking with McCahon. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland University Press.
- Frizzell, D. (2011). It's all about the image. Auckland, N.Z.: Godwit/Random House New Zealand.
- O'Brien, G. (2011). A micronaut in the wide world : the imaginative life and times of Graham Percy. Auckland, N.Z. : Auckland University Press, 2011.
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