The Mix 2: TechnoArt

The Mix 2: TechnoArt


Past event

Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū


Science and art collide in the second edition of The Mix.

Rediscover the Gallery after dark, as it comes alive with vibrant special events that combine art with live music, great food and wine, pop-up talks and demonstrations, debates, films and live performances. Enjoy a different kind of night out with The Mix 2016.

Explore the art of virtual and augmented reality hands-on and up-close with amazing demonstrations from the University of Canterbury's Hit Lab. Watch your own drawing come to life on a mobile device, recreate a work of art with a 3D printer, bust a move with a robot, and create your own 360 degree abstract masterpiece in virtual reality.
NZI Foyer 6–9pm

Create your own mini 3D masterpiece with a 3D pen.
NZI Foyer 6–7pm

Listen to Auckland-based artist Henrietta Harris as she discusses how she unwittingly became part on an international online art scene, the effect social media and her 21,000 Instagram followers have had on her work, the perks and pitfalls of sharing art online and celebrity followers.
7.30pm, meet at the front desk

Enjoy great food from a range of local food trucks.
NZI Foyer and Gallery Forecourt 6–9pm

Have a drink with friends at the Yealands cash bar. Beer from Three Boys Brewery and wine from Peter Yealands.
NZI Foyer, 6–9pm