2 GIRLS 1 CONFERENCE

By Ema Tavola

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2 Girls 1 Conference

Project 2013-05-08 01:43:21 +1200

2 GIRLS 1 CONFERENCE is the name of a hearty campaign to have Pacific Art practices from South Auckland heard and discussed at the Pacific Arts Association (PAA) 11th International Symposium in Vancouver, Canada from 6-9 August.


We are Leilani Kake and Ema Tavola, two passionate Pacific art practitioners and advocates from South Auckland. We feel honoured and excited to have had papers accepted for this prestigious gathering of influential curators and academics. Leilani intends to discuss her video installation practice in the context her of recent MA research into intercultural identities and Ema will contribute to a panel entitled, "Curating Pacific Spaces: The New School of Contemporary Pacific Art from New Zealand".


Having collaborated on international travel, lecture tours, exhibitions and events since 2004, we have built our *award-winning* art practices on strong networking, bold advocacy, a genuine sense of service to our communities and lots of love, sweat and tears! In the past we have attracted support from a wide range of organisations for our collaborative endeavours, but this year we have both returned to full-time tertiary study and arts-related funding for various reasons has been out of reach.

We are fundraising with all our energies to get to Canada and proudly represent our communities; funds raised will support airfares and accommodation.

Whilst we are two individuals travelling to one conference, we represent a community of hard-working artists and the massive interconnected network of Pacific people who sustain and inform them. Our participation is about representing our collectives, making South Auckland visible and engaging new audiences with our vibrant and unique arts and culture.

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Updates 3

THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!

13/06/2013 at 10:07 PM

We are SO HAPPY to have hit our target!!

Thank you SO much, amazing Pacific Art angels! 

We've made a video update here, check it out: http://youtu.be/12hLaGMcZ6Y

New focus, lots of love, thank you, thank you, thank you good peeps!

We cracked two grand!

08/06/2013 at 11:12 AM

We've done a lot of happy dances in the last few days! What a week! We're blown away with the support we've received and so excited that we're less than $500 away from hitting our target AND we still have 12 days to go!

Here's a big meaty update on developments with the campaign: http://pimpiknows.com/2013/06/08/massive-support-for-2girls1conference/

Also, check out this cool little story in our local newspaper, the Manukau Courier: http://www.stuff.co.nz/auckland/local-news/manukau-courier/8752058/2-girls-aim-for-conference

We're excited lots of pledgers are choosing the T-shirt reward because this is a truly Made in South Auckland / Made with Love product! We're collaborating with an excellent senior student at MIT Faculty of Creative Arts and using the institute's excellent print studio facilities to lovingly hand-print this limited edition of 100 t-shirts. You can read more about the t-shirt design here: http://pimpiknows.com/2013/06/03/2girls1conference-real-talk/

Thank you again for all this amazing support, we appreciate every dollar, share, retweet and the moments people take to tell their friends and families - vinaka vakalevu from Ema and Leilani!

We cracked a grand!

03/06/2013 at 8:41 PM

THANK YOU everyone who has pledged for us and helped us make a thousand dollars in just over a week! We're blown away!

We've also released the design of our fundraising t-shirt, which has been lovingly designed in collaboration with Tepora Malo, a senior student at Manukau Institute of Technology's Faculty of Creative Arts, read more about it here: http://pimpiknows.com/2013/06/03/2girls1conference-real-talk/

After this campaign closes on 20 June, our t-shirt is available to buy for $60 but if you pledge $50 and we make our target by 20 June, you'll get the shirt PLUS free postage and packaging NZ-wide for only $50! SCORE!

Thanks again to everyone who has kindly supported us, from far and wide! To our pledger all the way in Qatar who tipped us over the $1000 mark, thank you so very much! 

We feel super confident about hitting our target, and appreciate all your 'likes', shares and retweets!!

If you're a Twitter head, feel free to use the hashtag #2girls1conference and ask questions any time, here's some answers to frequently asked questions: http://pimpiknows.com/2girls1conference/

Oh, and meet our cheer squad: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyt73YsUqVg

Thanks to Nano, Isa, Obadiah, Afa, Joshie Stylez, Sa, Sina and Lavinia!

    Pledgers 70

    Anonymous pledger
    2013-06-20 17:55:40 +1200
    Alexis McCullough
    2013-06-20 17:47:36 +1200
    Madeline Gee
    2013-06-20 17:35:02 +1200
    Jade Kake
    2013-06-20 17:26:57 +1200
    Fiona Davies
    2013-06-20 17:09:28 +1200
    Suzanne
    2013-06-20 16:05:29 +1200
    Mereia Carling
    2013-06-20 13:26:19 +1200
    Oriana
    2013-06-20 05:45:12 +1200
    Lana Lopesi
    2013-06-19 18:19:33 +1200
    Leilani Salesa
    2013-06-19 18:18:30 +1200
    Leilani Salesa
    2013-06-19 18:15:13 +1200
    Rebecca
    2013-06-19 17:18:58 +1200
    Jo Holsted
    2013-06-19 15:51:22 +1200
    Kyla
    2013-06-19 13:20:01 +1200
    Torika Bolatagici
    2013-06-19 12:02:40 +1200
    Ariela Zibiah
    2013-06-19 11:10:54 +1200
    James Espie
    2013-06-19 09:55:51 +1200
    Helen Tavola
    2013-06-18 09:14:33 +1200
    Robert Sullivan
    2013-06-15 14:43:03 +1200
    Giles Peterson
    2013-06-15 10:03:00 +1200
    Giles Peterson
    2013-06-15 10:00:16 +1200
    Erin Stewart
    2013-06-14 09:25:38 +1200
    Sylvia Bagnall
    2013-06-14 09:00:26 +1200
    Nicole Lim
    2013-06-13 20:38:47 +1200
    Kerrie-Anne Van Heerden
    2013-06-12 20:49:38 +1200
    Candy Jill Elsmore
    2013-06-10 10:35:08 +1200
    Luc Shorter
    2013-06-10 08:30:10 +1200
    William Hsu
    2013-06-09 20:09:56 +1200
    Jutta Humpfer
    2013-06-09 20:02:49 +1200
    Daniel Michael Satele
    2013-06-09 12:47:56 +1200

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    Followers of 2 GIRLS 1 CONFERENCE

    2 Girls 1 Conference

    Project 2013-05-08 01:43:21 +1200

    2 GIRLS 1 CONFERENCE is the name of a hearty campaign to have Pacific Art practices from South Auckland heard and discussed at the Pacific Arts Association (PAA) 11th International Symposium in Vancouver, Canada from 6-9 August.


    We are Leilani Kake and Ema Tavola, two passionate Pacific art practitioners and advocates from South Auckland. We feel honoured and excited to have had papers accepted for this prestigious gathering of influential curators and academics. Leilani intends to discuss her video installation practice in the context her of recent MA research into intercultural identities and Ema will contribute to a panel entitled, "Curating Pacific Spaces: The New School of Contemporary Pacific Art from New Zealand".


    Having collaborated on international travel, lecture tours, exhibitions and events since 2004, we have built our *award-winning* art practices on strong networking, bold advocacy, a genuine sense of service to our communities and lots of love, sweat and tears! In the past we have attracted support from a wide range of organisations for our collaborative endeavours, but this year we have both returned to full-time tertiary study and arts-related funding for various reasons has been out of reach.

    We are fundraising with all our energies to get to Canada and proudly represent our communities; funds raised will support airfares and accommodation.

    Whilst we are two individuals travelling to one conference, we represent a community of hard-working artists and the massive interconnected network of Pacific people who sustain and inform them. Our participation is about representing our collectives, making South Auckland visible and engaging new audiences with our vibrant and unique arts and culture.

    Comments

    THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!

    13/06/2013 at 10:07 PM

    We are SO HAPPY to have hit our target!!

    Thank you SO much, amazing Pacific Art angels! 

    We've made a video update here, check it out: http://youtu.be/12hLaGMcZ6Y

    New focus, lots of love, thank you, thank you, thank you good peeps!

    We cracked two grand!

    08/06/2013 at 11:12 AM

    We've done a lot of happy dances in the last few days! What a week! We're blown away with the support we've received and so excited that we're less than $500 away from hitting our target AND we still have 12 days to go!

    Here's a big meaty update on developments with the campaign: http://pimpiknows.com/2013/06/08/massive-support-for-2girls1conference/

    Also, check out this cool little story in our local newspaper, the Manukau Courier: http://www.stuff.co.nz/auckland/local-news/manukau-courier/8752058/2-girls-aim-for-conference

    We're excited lots of pledgers are choosing the T-shirt reward because this is a truly Made in South Auckland / Made with Love product! We're collaborating with an excellent senior student at MIT Faculty of Creative Arts and using the institute's excellent print studio facilities to lovingly hand-print this limited edition of 100 t-shirts. You can read more about the t-shirt design here: http://pimpiknows.com/2013/06/03/2girls1conference-real-talk/

    Thank you again for all this amazing support, we appreciate every dollar, share, retweet and the moments people take to tell their friends and families - vinaka vakalevu from Ema and Leilani!

    We cracked a grand!

    03/06/2013 at 8:41 PM

    THANK YOU everyone who has pledged for us and helped us make a thousand dollars in just over a week! We're blown away!

    We've also released the design of our fundraising t-shirt, which has been lovingly designed in collaboration with Tepora Malo, a senior student at Manukau Institute of Technology's Faculty of Creative Arts, read more about it here: http://pimpiknows.com/2013/06/03/2girls1conference-real-talk/

    After this campaign closes on 20 June, our t-shirt is available to buy for $60 but if you pledge $50 and we make our target by 20 June, you'll get the shirt PLUS free postage and packaging NZ-wide for only $50! SCORE!

    Thanks again to everyone who has kindly supported us, from far and wide! To our pledger all the way in Qatar who tipped us over the $1000 mark, thank you so very much! 

    We feel super confident about hitting our target, and appreciate all your 'likes', shares and retweets!!

    If you're a Twitter head, feel free to use the hashtag #2girls1conference and ask questions any time, here's some answers to frequently asked questions: http://pimpiknows.com/2girls1conference/

    Oh, and meet our cheer squad: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyt73YsUqVg

    Thanks to Nano, Isa, Obadiah, Afa, Joshie Stylez, Sa, Sina and Lavinia!

      Anonymous pledger
      2013-06-20 17:55:40 +1200
      Alexis McCullough
      2013-06-20 17:47:36 +1200
      Madeline Gee
      2013-06-20 17:35:02 +1200
      Jade Kake
      2013-06-20 17:26:57 +1200
      Fiona Davies
      2013-06-20 17:09:28 +1200
      Suzanne
      2013-06-20 16:05:29 +1200
      Mereia Carling
      2013-06-20 13:26:19 +1200
      Oriana
      2013-06-20 05:45:12 +1200
      Lana Lopesi
      2013-06-19 18:19:33 +1200
      Leilani Salesa
      2013-06-19 18:18:30 +1200
      Leilani Salesa
      2013-06-19 18:15:13 +1200
      Rebecca
      2013-06-19 17:18:58 +1200
      Jo Holsted
      2013-06-19 15:51:22 +1200
      Kyla
      2013-06-19 13:20:01 +1200
      Torika Bolatagici
      2013-06-19 12:02:40 +1200
      Ariela Zibiah
      2013-06-19 11:10:54 +1200
      James Espie
      2013-06-19 09:55:51 +1200
      Helen Tavola
      2013-06-18 09:14:33 +1200
      Robert Sullivan
      2013-06-15 14:43:03 +1200
      Giles Peterson
      2013-06-15 10:03:00 +1200
      Giles Peterson
      2013-06-15 10:00:16 +1200
      Erin Stewart
      2013-06-14 09:25:38 +1200
      Sylvia Bagnall
      2013-06-14 09:00:26 +1200
      Nicole Lim
      2013-06-13 20:38:47 +1200
      Kerrie-Anne Van Heerden
      2013-06-12 20:49:38 +1200
      Candy Jill Elsmore
      2013-06-10 10:35:08 +1200
      Luc Shorter
      2013-06-10 08:30:10 +1200
      William Hsu
      2013-06-09 20:09:56 +1200
      Jutta Humpfer
      2013-06-09 20:02:49 +1200
      Daniel Michael Satele
      2013-06-09 12:47:56 +1200

      Followers of 2 GIRLS 1 CONFERENCE

      This campaign was successful and got its funding on 20/06/2013 at 5:55 PM.