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8.4.2022 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm NZST | Event

VES NZ – Teq Talk @The Miramar Creative Centre!

Miramar Wellington

Thursday 4 August 2022

The Miramar Creative Centre 133 Park Road Miramar

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email to: RSVP.VES.NZ@gmail.com

Join us for the return of the Teq Talks!  A series of fascinating short talks from artists and innovators with a social mixer to follow. Drinks and nibbles provided. Free for VES members, koha donation for non-members. For this session, we have three great speakers:

Sophie Thorn, Curator Collections, Te Pātaka Toi Adam Art Gallery

Talk Title: The Copy Paste Aesthetic

Sophie Thorn is the Curator Collections, Te Pātaka Toi Adam Art Gallery. She looks after the Victoria University of Wellington Art Collection. She holds a Master of Arts in Art History and Theory from the University of Canterbury and a Diploma in Law and Collections Management through the London Institute of Art Law. She studied Heritage Materials Science through the Physical Sciences department at Te Herenga Waka–Victoria University of Wellington and Metallurgy at the Chemical Institute of Technology in Prague, Czech Republic. She has held positions at the Canterbury Museum, Experience Wellington, and Te Manawa Museums Trust. She has been with Te Pātaka Toi Adam Art Gallery since 2014.




Shinichi Maruyama, Artist/Photographer

Talk Title: Light Sculpture

Shinichi Maruyama is a Wellington-based artist/photographer.

He exemplifies the Japanese concept of wabi-sabi–the beauty of things imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete. 

Having majored in photographical chemistry at university, he is interested in both the artistic and technical aspects of photography, seeking new expressions for each project.

He is represented by Bruce Silverstein Gallery in NY and has had three solo exhibitions.



Gaku Tada, 3d Artist, Tutor

Talk Title: 3d paintings, why?

After a long and rewarding career as a VFX artist, Gaku now enjoys making art and running workshops on Blender