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01 – 02 April 2023

 

Wearable Art Competition

WEARABLE ART EVENT

Hokitika Regent Theatre
Saturday 01st April 2023  // 6:30 – 10pm

 

WORKSHOPS

For 1-on-1 or group workshops
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THE LONG LUNCH

Gatherer 
Sunday 02 April 2023 // 12 – 4pm

J2F EXHIBITION

Winner in Windows  
Sunday 02rd April 2023

JUNK2FUNK 2022

What will you create?

With six sections to inspire your creativity and a total Prize Pool of $4500

… what will you create?

A CHILD’S DREAMSCAPE

UNDER 12YRS

1st PRIZE $250

AHUATANGA HOAHOA

1st PRIZE $500

BIOLUMINESCENCE

1st PRIZE $500

WILD WILD WEST

1st PRIZE $500

FUTURESCAPE FASHION

1st PRIZE $500

Supreme Award Winner

1st PRIZE $1000

PEOPLES’ CHOICE AWARD

1st PRIZE $500

OPEN YOUR MIND

1st PRIZE $500

with gratitude we welcome our amazing 2023 judging panel

Junk2Funk Judges

Miranda Brown

NZ artist, storyteller and regenerative designer

Miranda has a history rich in design from textiles, fashion, wearable art and film to interiors and exterior art installations.

Miranda is deeply inspired by nature and our co-creative relationship with life.

Fayne Robinson

Carver, Artist, Sculptor, Tattoo Artist

Fayne was born and raised in Hokitika and his iwi are Kāti Māmoe, Kai Tahu, Ngāti Apa Ki Te Rā Tō and Ngāti Porou. Fayne has contributed to carving in eight wharenui in the North and South Island as well as exhibiting his art in galleries and museums throughout the country.

Fayne has been trained in ancient traditional wananga – Maori values, beliefs and laws. In more recent years he has developed his own contemporary style he works with a range of mediums and is honoured for his abilities as a carver with “Te Toki Pounamu” and his talented skills are an important treasure, like pounamu.

Sam Evans

Prop Designer, Photogrpaher and DJ

With over 25 years in creative industries Sam is experienced in Costume, Production & Art Direction in the Film & TV Industry, As well as being involved in the music scene as a Dj and radio host Sam is also an award winning Photographer.

A lover of mindfulness, culture, deep grooves, nature, surfing and the ocean, Sam is a true Scorpio with the creative element of water flowing throughout his work. Born in Twizel, the heart of the High Country, Sam is of Ngāti Kahu, Ngā Puhi and Te Aupōuri descent. His appreciation of nature and exploration was no farther than his doorstep. From mountain tops, lakes, rivers to the open spaces of barren tusk lands, this paradise was inspiration right from from the beginning. Sam has a honed eye for creative brilliance in many a medium and is looking forward to being a part of our judging panel this year.

Kevin Dufty

Film & TV Make Up Designer

Hailing from Springfield with a body of creative work in Film & TV and Design & Build continents apart, Keven has a fine honed skill in repurposing products and up’cycling in many a creative medium and field.

 

with a passion for looking after our planet, the impact of recycling and history of modelling wearable art…

MC – Jo Holley

A prominent events professional, Jo manages high profile corporate events, roadshows, festivals and campaigns for leading organisations in both national and international markets.

Thriving under pressure, she has the capability to simultaneously coordinate multiple activities at one time, be it front of stage or behind the scenes, anticipate and problem solve on the spot and adapt to any changes to seamlessly deliver “on the fly”.

Jo handles situations professionally but with an easy-going nature and is always up for a laugh, especially at herself. People warm quickly and easily to her vibrant personality and genuine character and she loves to be social and meet everyone.

need inspiration?

Creative Workshops

Feel like you need some help? Wether it be with inspiration, concept or construction we are here to help. Book a spot at one of our workshops, bring along your recyclables and a passion to create and we’ll help you bring your ideas to life.

J2F HQ

197 Revell Street
Hokitika, 7810, West Coast
hello@j2f.co

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