On Saturday 16 March 2013, during the Auckland Arts Festival‘s visual arts night of nights, White Night, the Parlour Complaints Choir will be turning the public’s complaints into delightful and original compositions that will be performed in and around White Night venues and on the free White Night buses. Auckland Arts Festival and Parlour artist … Read more
Painting photos by Sam Hartnett. Ambience photos by Lydia Chai. House was packed Can’t get enough of that mulled wine, more mugs! Irresistible mulled wine brewed by Parlour throughout the event Day time visitors enjoying winter sunshine For the non alcoholics, cinnamon mint refreshments Kirstin’s family dropped in for a visit, too Brydee looking radiant … Read more
In days of yore the ancients used to feast for days, even years. Parlour is bringing back such tradition of prolonged merrymaking this weekend! Come join us for excursions to three markets around Auckland: Silo Park on Friday, Pakuranga Night Market on Saturday and Avondale Market very early on Sunday morning. It just so happens … Read more
Parlour is screening Qatari-American artist Sophia Al-Maria‘s video work, Scifi Wahabi, at Snake Pit this Wednesday 7th March. Come join us at 6.30pm for a 7 o’clock start at Snake Pit, 33 High St. Popcorn & refreshments will be served. // Sophia Al-Maria is a regular contributor to Bidoun Magazine where she writes on subjects ranging … Read more
Parlour Massage at the End of Year Fair, St Paul Street gallery, 2-3 December 2011. Thanks for stopping by, peeps!
ACCOMPANYING ESSAY by Lydia Chai > > The Trees For we are like the trunks of trees in the snow. Apparently they rest smoothly on the surface and with a gentle push we should be able to shift them. No, that one cannot, for they are firmly attached to the ground. But see, that … Read more
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Over the month of June, in the spirit of renewal, we selected a few artists to kick off a tag-you’re-it art game. They made spontaneous, quick artworks that we put online, that responded to the general theme of revitalization and freshness. These artists then tagged other artists to do the same, and so the games … Read more
The Intention of This Installation by Chloe Lane My flatmate and her friend are going to vandalise our hallway for the St. Valentine’s Day party. They will use pink spray paint. It is piglet pink and convincing as the colour for indicating heart-shaped love. ‘So far I’ve got, love is the drug and love will … Read more