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The Performance Arcade brings together visual arts and performance in a specially curated ‘exhibition-event’ of live art practices on Wellington Waterfront. An arrangement of shipping containers and scaffold structures provides a temporary architecture for this unique project, housing a bar space, a programme of live music and events, and new performance installations by NZ and International artists. Open 13 hours a day, this event is free to the Wellington public.

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Writer and theatre-maker Jo Randerson's published works include short-story collections The Spit Children, and Tales from The Netherworld and have won her the Robert Burns Fellowship, an Arts Foundation New Generation Award and the Bruce Mason Award for playwrighting. Her recent play The Spit Children premiered at Antwerp’s largest youth theatre HETPALEIS in 2014. 

 She is the founder and artistic director of Barbarian Productions theatre company whose new work  Soft N Hard  is touring New Zealand, and they areat work on a new children's theatre show Odd One Out with Capital E National Theatre for Children for touring this year. Jo’s writing has recently appeared in the Journal of Urgent Writing, Pantograph Punch and Future Conditional: Notes forTomorrow. Please see for more information.

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