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About Semi Permanent
Semi Permanent's leading global festival of creativity and design is coming to Wellington.
This year’s festival is anchored by an extensive program of talks, interviews, conversations and presentations and comprises an unrivalled line-up of some of the creative industry’s best in class in the Asia Pacific region and beyond. The festival will welcome the likes of Canadian-born designer and innovator Bruce Mau, boundary-pushing “art-chitect” James Brown, and master type designer Kris Sowersby to the main stage, with each offering unique insights into their individual practices.
Semi Permanent will take you beyond the traditional bounds of creativity, with talks by Briar Grace-Smith, a filmmaker and one of New Zealand's most celebrated writers of award-winning plays, screenplays, short fiction and television scripts; photographer and punk counter-culture documentarian Liz Ham; iconic fashion designer and businesswoman Karen Walker; the co-founders of micro-brewery Garage Projects, Jos Ruffell; the mastermind of the Gold Coast City Gallery’s recent $60m upgrade, HOTA director Tracy Cooper-Lavery; director and producer Florian Habicht; and strategic agency Tank, a champion empathy, equality and inclusion in its brand-building.
It doesn’t end there, though. Having completely reimagined the event experience, this year the festival is breaking free from the auditorium to offer you a richer and multi-sensory experience. From bespoke workshops and film screenings to exhibitions, book and product launches, and completely unique dining offerings, this is Semi Permanent 2.0, and we’re excited to see you there. Stay tuned for more.
For any ticket enquiries, questions or group bookings, email Tania at Semi Permanent.