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The Arts Centre Te Matatiki Toi Ora presents “From Scratch”

September 18, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm


The Arts Centre Te Matatiki Toi Ora presents “From Scratch” on Friday 18th September 2020, 7.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. at Great Hall, The Arts Centre Te Matatiki Toi Ora, 2 Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch

Pricing: $25.00 per person

The legendary group, From Scratch, takes you on a magical sonic journey with original DIY instruments, creating rhythms and sounds and an unforgettable Pacifica message for eyes and ears of all ages. Featuring their stunning historic work, Pacific 3,2,1,Zero, their sound and songs are a conch call to the fallout of nuclear testing and climate change on low-lying Pacific islands. The inventive, highly rhythmic percussion group From Scratch is like no other. It has its own characteristic Pacific sound, performed on a unique array of original DIY invented instruments, including PVC slaptubes.

From Scratch guide their audience through a magical journey, part sculpture, part music, part ritual. Rhythmic and instrument invention lie at the heart of From Scratch and have earned the group an international reputation for visually captivating and sonically mesmerizing performances.

Their most memorable performances have been described as “… among the greatest in any art form to come out of this country”.

With a forty year-plus history, recently celebrated with an expansive art gallery survey exhibition, this NZ group is not to be missed! The From Scratch touring line-up is Adrian Croucher, Shane Currey, Phil Dadson & Darryn Harkness.

This performance is part of a season brought to you in association with Arts on Tour New Zealand.

Contact: info@artscentre.org.nz



September 18, 2020
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm


The Great Hall
2 Worcester Boulevard
Christchurch, 8011
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