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JH

Optimism and Possibility

Curatorial intern’s Artspace show

ARTSPACE

Auckland

 

Harry, Menzies, Nash, al Qadiri & Al Gharaballi, Rottenberg, Songsataya, Syms

Potentially Yours, The Coming Community

10 November - 22 December 2016

Recent Posts

APW
Installation of The Devil's Blind Spot at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu. Photo: John Collie

Emerging Photographic Talent

CHRISTCHURCH ART GALLERY TE PUNA O WAIWHETU

Christchurch

 

Nine emerging photographers
The Devil’s Blind Spot: Recent Strategies in New Zealand Photography


19 November 2016 - 12 March 2017

TH

Jealous Saboteurs: The Book

Gallery Wellington / Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne

Francis Upritchard: Jealous Saboteurs
Edited by Robert Leonard and Charlotte Day

Essays by Robert Leonard, Tessa Laird, and Megan Dunn.
Interview with Francis Upritchard by Brian Griffiths

Published by Donlon, October 2016

 

JH
Ruth Buchanan, The actual and its document, 2016, installation view at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery. Photo: Glenn Jeffrey

Examining the Politics of Institutional Taste

LEN LYE CENTRE / GOVETT-BREWSTER ART GALLERY

New Plymouth

 

Ruth Buchanan
The Actual and Its Document


10 September - 4 December 2016

PI
Hannah Watkinson's Elsewhere exhibition at In Situ Photo Project

The Near Future

IN SITU PHOTO PROJECT

Christchurch

 

Hannah Watkinson
Elsewhere

 

22 November - 20 Decermber 2016

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Cara Fotofili, Experiencing a Significant Shortfall of Gravitas, watercolour on 300 gsm paper, 1400 x 5200 mm

Deflating the Spiritual

CALDER & LAWSON GALLERY

Hamilton

 

Cara Fotofili
Small changes

 

17 October - 9 December 2016


JH
Installation of HANDBUILT: made in clay, in Two Rooms

O’Connor’s Choices

TWO ROOMS

Auckland


14 contemporary ceramicists
HANDBUILT: made in clay


16 October - 26 November 2016

JH
Installation of Set in Motion at the Len Lye Centre.

Recontextualising / Contemporising Lye

LEN LYE CENTRE / GOVETT-BREWSTER ART GALLERY

New Plymouth

 

Lye, Manning, Kempinas, Baumann, MacKenzie
Set in Motion


3 September - 27 November 2016

JH
Matt Henry: Untitled Dyad (C), 2016, acrylic on raw linen, cedar stretchers; Untitled Relief (5/6ths), 2016, acrylic primed linen, cedar stretchers. Courtesy of the artist. Photo: Bryan James

Matt Henry’s Govett Installation

LEN LYE CENTRE / GOVETT-BREWSTER ART GALLERY

New Plymouth

 

Matt Henry
Long Division


27 August -27 November 2016


JH
Ava Seymour, Mondo Gatto, at Rockies. Photo by the artist.

Kool Cats on Video

ROCKIES

Auckland

 

Ava Seymour
Mondo Gatto

 

11 November - 25 November 2016

KaL
Cerith Wyn Evans, Things are conspicuous in their absence..., 2012, neon, 190 c 4904 mm

Light Flashing Before Your Eyes

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

 

Cerith Wyn Evans
flare/shrine

 

26 October - 26 November 2016

 

JH
Helen Calder, Tyrant, hero, adventuer, hedonist, lover, poet, speaker, historian, teacher, philosopher, collector, ruler, 2016, water-based enamel paint, silicone tube, dimensions variable. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Helen Calder Installation

TRISH CLARK GALLERY

Auckland

 

Helen Calder
Gamut

 

31 October - 2 December 2016


AW
Installation of Intellectual Fashion Show at Gus Fisher. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Brainy Garment Display

GUS FISHER GALLERY

Auckland

 

Sixty artists
Intellectual Fashion Show


8 October - 5 November 2016

JH
From the Sun Deck: McCahon's Titirangi, as installed at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu. Photo: John Collie

Titirangi comes to Christchurch

CHRISTCHURCH ART GALLERY TE PUNA O WAIWHETU

Christchurch


Colin McCahon
From the Sun Deck: McCahon’s Titirangi


17 September 2016 - 6 February 2017

PI

Resurrection

EyeContact Essay #18

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WG

Eating Polystyrene

CELL PROJECT SPACE

London

 

Aude Pariset

GREENHOUSES

 

22 September - 6 November 2016

APW

Visual Political Caricature in Aotearoa

Potton and Burton

Murdoch: The Political Cartoons of Sharon Murdoch

 

Cartoons by Sharon Murdoch

Commentary by Melinda Johnston



Published October 2016

PI
Installation of works by George Staniland and Anna Cotterill at Photospace

Topographies

PHOTOSPACE

Wellington

George Staniland / Anna Cotterill / Essi Airisniemi
In a southern field / Take Care on the Road, Love / Currents

21 October - 25 October 2016

ELD
Rachel Peary and Delaney Parker's Same Same at Skinroom

Peach Punch: Parker & Peary

SKINROOM

Hamilton

 

Delaney Parker and Rachel Peary
Same Same

 

14 October - 22 October 2016


JH
Installation of The XX Factor in Trish Clark Gallery. Schneeman's Fuses on far wall.

Ten Women Artists

TRISH CLARK GALLERY

Auckland

 

International group show
The XX Factor

 

27 September - 29 October 2016

JH
Quishelle Charan, Salty Tears and Sugarcane Fields, 2016, detail, cotton, haldi (tumeric), mud, rope, wood, textile, ink. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Presenting Newly Emerging Talent

ARTSPACE

Auckland

 

National group exhibition
New Perspectives


23 September - 29 October 2016

JM
Hugo Koha Lindsay at Gow Langsford: A good sky for shoeing under, 2016; A patch of council profit, 2016; A standard sign, 2016; Corp, 2016; Slashed tyres and big tickets, 2016; One third empty, 2016;

Vertical Perspective: Hugo Koha Lindsay Interview

EyeContact Interview #2

JH
The Silo 6 exhibiting space in the Viaduct Quarter. Photography: Adrian Mallock

Roche’s Silo Installation

SILO 6

Auckland

 
Peter Roche
Asylum: a multi-sensory art installation

 

8 October - 16 October 2016 (Art Week)