What does it mean to be in sanctuary? The form holds the space and the space is there for the form. Lean in and investigate. Uliai Williams I am presently occupying at Artist Residency space at Wingsong Sanctuary on Waiheke Island, which is home of Ngati Paoa iwi, in the Hauraki Gulf. How does being in sanctuary space affect my residency? Space, silence, stillnessConscious actionDeliberate … Continue reading Sanctuary

Upcoming & Backgoing – April 2018

Kia ora tatou katoa – Hello everyone I hope you have had a fabulous summer, the festivals have been stunning haven’t they? He mihi nui ki a koutou, ki ō koutou waiata hou, ō koutou moemoea hou, kia ora ai ō koutou mahi toi. This first Upcoming section is to tell you about the Creativity&Music workshops I have coming up this autumn/winter period. The second … Continue reading Upcoming & Backgoing – April 2018

Creativity&Music Kapiti 2017

The Kapiti workshop held at Paekakariki Beach Memorial Hall workshop was subsidised by Kapiti Creative Communities fund under the “Arts Access and Participant” section. The following participants gave their written permission to use their comments in future promotions for Kāren Hunter’s Creativity&Music workshops. What worked? The gentle and safe way you brought the group together. The breaks. Really enjoyed the coming together or our group. … Continue reading Creativity&Music Kapiti 2017

Creativity & Music Papaioea 2017

Creativity & Music Papaioea / Palmerston North 2017 was subsidised by Palmerston North Creative Communities under the Arts Access and Participant fund. More photos of this workshop are available here What worked? All of it. The sharing was well facilitated so really great sharing where people could be comfortable. The different range of exercises was great exposure to different processes for helping work / expand … Continue reading Creativity & Music Papaioea 2017

What is a Creativity&Music workshop?

E nga kaiwaiata, e nga kaiako, e nga mohiotanga katoa, tena koutou. Acknowledgements to the singers, to the teachers, and to all our knowledge.  Creativity&Music workshops are transformational and experiential group musical encounters. Music-making in a group is a great way to be in the ‘now’ . The style of delivery uses the Zenergy facilitation model. Participants explore a range of activities to encourage an atmosphere … Continue reading What is a Creativity&Music workshop?