NYE Music Mountain Matakana

6 12 2009

featuring Salmonella Dub, Ladi 6, Whirimako Black, MC Mana, DLT & a heap of others… the gig rocked & was a success for those involved in the performance…

ARTIVIST provided projections & was there to take stock & audit the event for the independent promoter – indicating plans to continue holding large format events in the bush of Matakana.

Venue owner Nigel Rowthorne is a legend in Rock N Roll in New Zealand & Internationally & has built the venue over the last 27 years…





ARTIVIST : creative provide TD & visuals for NZ artists at AWME

24 11 2009

ARTIVIST : creative provide technical direction & visuals for NZ performers at AWME 2009 including Rhombus (with Michel Tuffery MNZM), Little Bushmen, Mihirangi, Tama Waipera & the NOMAD.

“It was an honor to work with such a calibre of act & a high level of artistic integrity” said JoFF Rae… “the features of the Expo for me were hanging out with legendary graff’ artist HAHA, artists Ero & the NOMAD & the jam with the Mad Professor!  The Rhombus performance & working with Tuffery again was the cream!”

The Expo in Melbourne was a success for CNZ & the artists with a stream of bookings!  The contingent from NZ had showcases in the Black Box at the Melbourne Arts Center, a nice room with an intimate feel & a capacity of not more than 250.

Looking forward to 2010!  Special thanks to CNZ, Koa & the NOMAD.





Rhombus / Little Bushmen to perform at prestigious AWME, Melbourne

3 10 2009

Rhombus & Little Bushmen have been invited to perform for an exclusive audience as a showcase at the Australasian World Music Expo, November at the Melbourne Arts Center.

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ARTIVIST : creative is designing a unique visualscape set & system with Modul8 driven content from Michel Tuffery MNZMARTIVIST : creatives to develop on concepts involving visuals in the Rhombus performance for this showcase…

The exclusive Little Bushmen showcase will involve some suitable choreographed ARTIVIST : creative visual content… Warren Maxwell & ARTIVIST : creative JoFF Rae have worked together on several projects over the last 20 years including Skapa, Southside of Bombay & very early Trinity (before the “Roots” was added)…

“This is exciting… two of the most artistic & creative contemporary bands in New Zealand & we get to make stuff with them” says JoFF… “then we get to present in an exclusive showcase scenario in my favourite city other than Wellington… can’t get better!!!”





DT – Greerton Library Wall…

17 07 2009

DT on the job again – this time with Youth on the Greerton Library Wall…

“Greerton Library had a face-lift this weekend. In a move to discourage graffiti, Tauranga City Council and Safe Tauranga commissioned a giant mural celebrating Matariki.” – Sun Live

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ARTIVIST : artist Dan Tippett & Otis Frizzell draw big!

9 07 2009

ARTIVIST : artist Dan Tippett & mate Otis Frizzell draw it big for Nokia in a street level experiential campaign…

… this is a great example of Urban Art as a commercially powerful tool… or is that a commercially POWERFUL COOL!





ARTIVIST : creative by any means necessary!

16 06 2009

Creative Direction & Production:

Guerrilla Media – Urban Arts; Fine Arts; Design – event, graphics, content, internet; Video – edit & capture; Visual Content & Projection;

Technical Direction / Production Design & Management – music & arts, tours, events, concerts, etc.

Artist management & promotional resources…

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Banksy interview… boy from Bristol!

17 07 2008

Graffiti artist Banksy unmasked … as a former public schoolboy… from Bristol… for years the identity of art’s most notorious renegade has been a closely guarded secret… click on the pic’ below for the full article!

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Banksy steals it like it is...

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