click here for more

Aotearoa Audio Arts Festival

Sat Sep 29th, 2018
City Gallery,

Doors open
Gig starts
All Ages
Share This Gig
Gig Information

Aotearoa Audio Arts, the first festival of its kind in New Zealand, encompasses live performances, showings of audiovisual works and sound art installations across genres from kinetic, mechanical, and robotic art, to glitch, noise, experimental acoustic and electronic music.

International artists include Nicolas Bernier (Canada), an audiovisual artist who works with physical material in combination with digital mediums, Richard Chartier, a Los Angeles based artist considered one of the key figures in minimalist sound art, Myriam Bleau (Canada), Ted Apel (US), and Anne La Berge (US/ Netherlands). New Zealand artists presenting at the festival are Rob Thorne (Ngāti Tumutumu), Grayson Cooke, Bridget Johnson, Blake Johnston, Jim Murphy, Flo Wilson, Mo Zareei and Dugal McKinnon.

Presented by the New Zealand School of Music - Te Kōki at Victoria University of Wellington, the two-day festival includes evening concerts at City Gallery Adam Auditorium on Friday 28 and Saturday 29 September and a three-day exhibition of sound and audiovisual art at Potocki Paterson Gallery.

Experience the forefront of international electronic/experimental music and sound art at this festival. A full programme will be available soon at

Festival pass $40 waged/ $30 unwaged
There may be limited door sales at $15/$10 for each show at City Gallery Adam Auditorium, dependant on availability

Thursday 27 September

6pm Potocki Paterson Gallery Exhibition Opening (free entry)

Friday 28 September

6pm Act I ft. Mo H Zareei + Jim Murphy (Technical Earth), City Gallery Adam Auditorium

7:30pm Act II ft. Myriam Bleau, City Gallery Adam Auditorium

9pm Act III ft. Nicolas Bernier, City Gallery Adam Auditorium

Saturday 29 September

Panel Discussion, City Gallery Adam Auditorium

6pm Act I ft. Dugal McKinnon + Rob Thorne + Thomas Voyce, City Gallery Adam Auditorium

7:30pm Act II ft. Anne La Berge, City Gallery Adam Auditorium

9pm Act III ft. Richard Chartier, City Gallery Adam Auditorium


Thu 27th September
Potocki Paterson Art Gallery, Wellington
Fri 28th September
City Gallery, Wellington


Gig Guide Quick Links
Add your gigs! (Free), Find tickets , Advanced Search, iCal gigs, UTR Gig Guide on Twitter, Advertise your event