Please join us in honouring Jim Allen's 100th birthday with a performance of Poetry for Chainsaws by the artist's daughter, Ruth Allen.

Poetry for Chainsaws was first publicly performed at Adelaide's Experimental Art Foundation in 1976 and was re-performed at Michael Lett in 2006.

The work will be presented at 3 East Street. Doors will open at 11.30am, with the performance commencing at 12 noon. The performance duration is approximately 30 minutes.


  • 11:30 Doors Open
  • 12:00 Performance Starts
  • 12:30 Performance Ends


  • Sun 24 Jul


  • 11:30 am — 12:30 pm


  • 3 East Street
  • Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland