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Poutokomanawa: The Carmen Rupe Generation - opening night

Audio from the opening night of Poutokomanawa: The Carmen Rupe Generation. The exhibition runs from 20 September - 15 December 2019 at the New Zealand Portrait Gallery in Wellington. A special thank you to the organisers and speakers for allowing this event to be recorded and shared.

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  • 0:00:06 - Waiata, Tiwhanawhana
  • 0:01:55 - MC Malcolm Kennedy-Vaughan
  • 0:03:30 - Jaenine Parkinson, Director - New Zealand Portrait Gallery
  • 0:09:04 - Waiata, New Zealand Portrait Gallery
  • 0:09:58 - Chanel Hati, co-curator of Poutokomanawa: The Carmen Rupe Generation
  • 0:16:05 - Rangimoana Taylor
  • 0:16:24 - Waiata, Tiwhanawhana
  • 0:19:05 - Glenda Hughes
  • 0:30:20 - Georgina Beyer
  • 0:48:06 - Taupuruariki Brightwell, contributing artist
  • 0:57:48 - Malcolm Kennedy-Vaughan
  • 0:59:33 - Waiata, Tiwhanawhana
  • 1:02:45 - Kevin Haunui


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Record date:20th September 2019
Location:New Zealand Portrait Gallery (Wellington)