For the second year in a row Soldiers Rd has collaborated with Hinewirangi Kohu-Morgan at Te Aomarama Maori Focus Unit, Waikeria Prison to provide a portraiture experience to the men in the unit. In New Zealand Māori are significantly over-represented in the prison population and underlying themes behind this include a lack of understanding aroundContinue reading “Waikeria Prison Portraits”
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Soldiers Rd is going to Europe and the UK!
Last year we did an interview with a German fashion magazine- Material Magazine, around cultural identity and the importance and potential we feel it has in determining who we are as people. We talked with Kira (the interviewer) about our social initiative going into prisons as part of a wider cultural programme reconnecting prisoners withContinue reading “Soldiers Rd is going to Europe and the UK!”
PERTH AND SYDNEY
Perth and Sydney whanau, we are headed your way next week! Perth: Tuesday 18th and Wednesday 19th April, 2017 Venue: Mills Park Centre, Activity room 86 Brixton Street Beckenham WA 6107 Sydney: Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd April, 2017 Venue: YWAM Island Breeze Sydney 280 Power Street, Plumpton, NSW 2761 There is a $50 booking fee per time slotContinue reading “PERTH AND SYDNEY”
Brisbane and Gold Coast
We have been hired to do an advertising campaign in Brisbane this week, so we’re shooting over tonight! If you know us at all this last minute planning is totally our style (Ha ha), but we are looking for some faces to photograph! We are looking for…. A. Costumes from Samoa, Tonga, Fiji, and HawaiiContinue reading “Brisbane and Gold Coast”
Cambridge Open Studio Day
We are holding an open studio day in Cambridge on Saturday 10th September, 2016. Address: 1 Baxter Place, Cambridge. Our $150 private sitting fee is waived at our open studio days- It’s just the cost of portraits: Individual Portrait $100 Group Portrait $70 per adult, $40 per child 10yrs and under If only children inContinue reading “Cambridge Open Studio Day”
OOMPHER Web Series debut!
Recently we had the privilege of doing some filming for Oompher- a web series for Careers NZ aiming to inspire and encourage young New Zealanders to open their minds to new opportunities, and act on their dreams, and create their own extraordinary. We always feel so honoured when we are approached to do things likeContinue reading “OOMPHER Web Series debut!”
BRISBANE and GOLD COAST
Brisbane and Gold Coast whanau, we are heading your way for the last week of school holidays! We’ll be in Brisbane on Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th July, 2016 at 45 Barrett Street, Robertson, Brisbane 4109 We’ll head down to Gold Coast for Friday 8th and Saturday 9th July, 2016 Venue to be confirmed- keep anContinue reading “BRISBANE and GOLD COAST”
Soldiers Rd’s debut in the New Zealand Herald!
On Wednesday of this week we had the privilege of doing an interview with the NZ Herald- read all about it and watch the sweet little video to learn a little bit more about why we love to do what we do 🙂 Shout out to Linzee for being our stunning model, and Alan andContinue reading “Soldiers Rd’s debut in the New Zealand Herald!”
He aha te mea nui o te ao? He tangata! He tangata! He tangata!
We had the opportunity over Auckland Anniversary weekend to set up a stall and do portraits in The Cloud down on Auckland’s Viaduct. Among the wonderful people we met over the two days we were doing portraits, was this gentleman who wandered up to our stall and spoke beautiful fluent Maori to us. He told us heContinue reading “He aha te mea nui o te ao? He tangata! He tangata! He tangata!”
Days 4,6&7- Central Park, Brooklyn Bridge and Veteran’s Day
Firstly, sorry for the lack in posting. I realise ACTUAL bloggers are updating their stuff everyday, and my uselessness is not from lack of things to say. Everyone who knows me will tell you, that has never and will never be the case. I ALWAYS have an opinion and something to say (I like toContinue reading “Days 4,6&7- Central Park, Brooklyn Bridge and Veteran’s Day”
Day 3- Grand Central Terminal and Brooklyn
We had a late start today. You see, we go to sleep around… 5am! I haven’t quite figured out if it’s jetlag, our bodies not adjusting very well to the time difference or the fact that we are staying 3 blocks from Times Square so it is literally buzzing with noise, food and people outsideContinue reading “Day 3- Grand Central Terminal and Brooklyn”
Day One- Highline, Chelsea, NYC
We are staying in Hells Kitchen, New York. For the first week anyway. We managed to be the ultimate of scabs to Vienna’s brother Eden, and dump our 4 massive bags at his extremely convenient crib on the corner of 52nd Street and 9th Ave.We went to sleep at 5am this morning. After clocking Social Media the mostContinue reading “Day One- Highline, Chelsea, NYC”