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Toi Ora ‘Outsider Art’ Exhibition

Mark your calendars for Toi Ora’s Outsider Art exhibition opening on Tuesday 10 March 2015.

Toi Ora Live Art Trust is a unique shared creative space in the heart of Auckland city where people can find support for their mental health and well-being.  Toi Ora Live Art Trust provides an array of visual arts, writing, music and recording classes and workshops that are tutored by professional practitioners with experience and/or an understanding of the issues surrounding mental health.

Studio space is available for people wishing to work on individual or collaborative projects. A range of art materials and resources are available. Members are able to explore their creative ideas and potential in this supported environment.

If you would like to know more about Toi Ora click here.

If you would like to see our artists and their work click here.

The ‘Outsider Art’ exhibition will feature art from outside the boundaries of official culture. It will run from 10th March to 30 April at Toi Ora Gallery, 6 Putiki Street, Grey Lynn.

Contact: Faye: faye@toiora.org.nz; or Erwin: erwin@toiora.org.nz
Phone: 09 360 4171

Submit now for National Flash Fiction Day – 22 June 2012

This year marks the inaugural celebration of National Flash Fiction Day in New Zealand. Submissions are rolling in for the national competition – please note the deadline is 1 June 2012. Send in your stories, up to 3 per writer, 300 words not including title. The competition will be judged anonymously by Graeme Lay, Tina Shaw and Stephen Stratford. Details about the competition can be found on the website.

Winners will be notified in early June, and on National Flash Fiction Day — June 22 – prizes will be awarded at an event in Auckland. It will be an evening for writers and readers alike. All are welcome.

In addition to the national prizes, there will be regional awards offered through the generous support of the branches of NZSA.

For more about flash fiction in general email:  nationalflash@gmail.com or visit the NFFD website: http://nationalflash.wordpress.com