Wednesday, June 3, 2015

A novel presentation of Gavin Hipkins' Erewhon at the Mangare Arts Centre

On Saturday 6 June, the Mangare Arts Centre Nga Tohu o Uenuku presents Gavin Hipkins' feature length film Erewhon, which is based on the 1972 novel by Samuel Butler. The film's narrator Mia Blake and composer Rachel Shearer will deliver a live soundtrack and voice performance in conjunction with the screening which takes place from 1-2pm.

Erewhon: the Book of the Machines, which combines photographs from the film with a 26 minute film extract, is also showing at the Forrester Gallery, timed to coincide with Oamuaru's 2015 Steampunk festival.
Images: Gavin Hipkins Erewhon (Mountains)Erewhon (Planet) and Erewhon (Forest) 2014, archival pigment prints, 600 x 337mm