Sadly, Diversityworks is no longer able to run its Image Theatre project, funded by Creative Communities.
Media has a high conscious and sub-conscious impact on society. ’Unique Extras’ is a project that aims to use popular culture through the media to make disabled people visible in everyday life. TV drama, film and advertising reaches audiences across New Zealand.
The first book, to be launched in San Fancisco on 14 February, is "Why are Faggots So Afraid of Faggots?" The book "challenges not just the violence of straight homophobia but the hypocrisy of mainstream gay norms that say the only way to stay safe is to act straight: get married, join the military, adopt kids! Compiled by trans-activist Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore, it reinvokes the anger, flamboyance, and subversion once thriving in gay subcultures in order to create something dangerous and lovely: an exploration of the perils of assimilation; a call for accountability; a vision for change."
At a Board meeting in late 2011, Trustees adopted a new, simpler strategic plan, emphasising working to the organisation's strengths, responding to opportunity and using humour and play as catalysts for change.
Diversityworks Trust is pleased to announce a new community arts project to take place in 2012. The "Images of Change" project aims to engage a group of creative people with unique and common function (disabled and non-disabled) to work together to create a performance narrative using the technique of image theatre.
Diversityworks Trustees held their 6th Annual General Meeting in Auckland last night.
Diversityworks Trust's Founder and Director Philip Patston has received recognition from the Orangi Kaupapa Trust for his service to the community.
Diversityworks Trust's "How Diversity Works" exhibition closed on 3 September with nearly 1800 people visiting the gallery or attending the related programme events.
Over 150 people attended the opening of Artstation’s latest exhibition, How Diversity Works, an innovative art event that sparks a complex and intriguing new conversation about diversity, in Auckland last night.
Diversityworks Trust is pleased to announce its exhibition "How Diversity Works" from 17 August to 3 September 2011 at Artstation Gallery in Auckland.