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Various screenings on Syndney Shorts/Triangle TV
Wintec Ramp Gallery: Collected works 1991-2009 edited by Karen Karnak November 2009
Upstage Festival 090909: Interactive web-based performance festival: http://upstage.org.nz/
Aotearoa Digital Arts Symposium 2009. Karen Karnak at 6th ADA Symposium Wellington July 2009, Short presentation.
Hastings Art Gallery: Mind Games: an exhibition of Surrealism in Aotearoa, Death of an Orchestra Group screening April 2009
Wellington City Art Gallery: Window display of Death of an Orchestra looped for 24 hours per day for one week 2009
Radio Contrabanda (3Hrs radio broadcast of field recordings and soundscape work, with commentary in English and Spanish) Barcelona 08-08-2008. Part of the LOS DES-CONCIERTOS DE 25HOMBRES series.
Bouasia Poetry festival – Delta del Ebre -Catalunya 24th-27th July 2008 –Mobil audio installation
Retrospective Screening Catalunya, Spain. 18th-19th July 2008. 2 events– Teatre Flor De Maig, Gratallops, & La Vilella Baixa Priorat, Catalunya, Spain. With Arnolfini Collective [Cat] – 9 Films + Directors talk [in Spanish] + Live film Soundtrack with The Kaosphere Orchestra
Italian Film Festival Hamilton – Invited co-organiser for series of events to happen in Jan/Feb 2008 REF: Steven Chappell (07) 838 6562
Nimbin Film Festival 2008 Australia. Sunday 26 October 2008.
Winter Magic Festival Blue Mountains – Bowerbird Gallery, Katoomba, Australia 21st June 2008.
OtherFilm Festival Brisbane November 2007 – Performance and super8 film show. REF: http://www.otherfilm.org/artists.htm - part of the ‘monster soup’ section during tour with the Venting Gallery Melbourne
James Wallace Gallery Auckland 19th October 2007
Titus Andronicus (W. Shakespeare) produced by Slip of the Tongue Theatre Company. Sound designer and operator: A sound installation using quadraphonic sound and live interactive sound 10 performances Meteor theatre. 2002.
Scrap Book Theatre: childrens show. Various duties for the several shows: performer (clock-face), props, sound and lighting operator. Created by members of Free Lunch Ltd. Hamilton Flaming Fringe festival, Meteor Theatre. 2000-2002
Babble: Theatre showcase organized by Corso Hamilton Meteor Theatre 2000
VJ (Improv. Video mixing) at The Gathering, three day music festival involving several video mixing shows to live and recorded music. Preparation and filming of visuals 2000
The construction of Karen Karnak. Thirty nine participants were invited from the Hamilton underground film festival to collaborate via a WikiMedia website to create a collective body of work under the Karen Karnak multi-author name. May-August 2009.
Kaosphere Orchestra – semi-improvised 13 piece sound orchestra providing live sound track and foley to the film ‘Alchemical Pilgrimage’ by E Snake-Beings. Activities included: devising a scripting system using numbered slides and instruction sheets to structure and synchronise the sound to image. Hamilton Fringe Festival, Meteor Theatre 2004. HCAC funding
Industrial Ballet. Devised theatre involving members from Corso and Free lunch street theatre company. Three shows at Wellington International Fringe Festival, venue: Capital E. Performer and co-organiser/ sound designer. Won award for best costumes. Funding through Prince Geoffie the 1st arts council. 2001
Convener and lecturer Waikato University – Small scale studio production SMST210-10S. duties: planning lectures, course outline and assignments.
Part-time tutor Waikato University Three semesters in 2007/08: Video production one (both semesters audio tutor) and Video production Two (production tutor). REF- Maree Mills firstname.lastname@example.org + Lisa Perrott email@example.com
Website designer. Incl. administration of Educational Experience Ltd web presence. NZ wide toyshop collective. (EducationalExperience.co.nz)
Performer. Free Lunch Street Theatre Ltd: Variety of acts for community/council/corporate events. Acts include: Swamp Stomp, Waste Mis-Management, The Aunt Fannies and stilt walking workshops. 2000 – 2006. REF: Pip Six firstname.lastname@example.org
Hamilton Community Arts Councilor. Set up and design of Hamilton Community Arts Council website as part of the duties as an elected Arts Councilor (hcac.org.nz) 2001-2004 Ref: Tracy Wood, Arts Manager. 07 838 -6424.
Marketing assistant. Free lunch Street Theatre Company. Activities included website design and production of promotional videos. Hamilton (freelunch.co.nz) 2000 – 2004
Volunteer broadcaster for Hamilton Community Radio. April 2006 - 2008
Riff Raff Public Arts Trust board member – Activities: Richard O’Brian statue in Victoria street Hamilton. Trust member. Ref; Mark Servian 2003-2006
Hamilton Community Arts Councilor. Elected for 2x two years terms. Duties: setting up of website, design of several posters + attending monthly policy/funding meetings. 2001-2004
Volunteer at Hamilton community permaculture gardens 2000
University of Waikato Doctoral Thesis scholarship 2011.
University of Waikato Masters Thesis scholarship 2009.
Sir Edmund Hilary scholarship, Waikato University. Full scholarship between 2007 and 2009
New York Independent Film Festival (acting): Martin and Snakes go to the Zoo: accepted and shown at the New York Independent Film Festival. Directed by Michelle Savill- co-writers Emit Snake-Beings / Martin Webclaw / Michelle Savill 2006
Dunedin Fringe Festival. Travel funding for Elixir;film showing with live soundtrack. www.dunedinfringe.org.nz .2002
Film (directing and acting): Pylon Pirates. Best acting + overall film, Waikato University 5 minute film competition. 2005
Trash to Treasure recycled art competition. Joint 1st prize with Marti Wong. Electrical Shrine sculpture. Hamilton 2002
Waste to Art competition winner. Waiheki Island. $750 prize. Electrical Shrine sculpture June 1999