Upcoming Exhibitions

Pocket Histories
Pocket Histories

Modernism, a slippery art historical trajectory to describe, could most simply be understood as a path away from representation. As a philosophy, though, modernism could also be thought of as a committed desire to break with tradition in order to herald in new ideas and encourage individual freedom. Pocket Histories brings together artists who are interested in both understandings...

10 February - 13 May  |  See event detail
Kerry Ann Lee: Life should be simple and good
Kerry Ann Lee: Life should be simple and good

For this commissioned project, Kerry Ann Lee continues her interest in the relationship between craft, identity and place by drawing upon the specialist craft knowledge and legacies associated with West Auckland. The Learning Centre gallery is re-imagined as a whimsical garden.

17 February - 17 June  |  See event detail
From Scratch: 546 Moons
From Scratch: 546 Moons

Auckland Arts Festival and Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery present an interactive survey exhibition on the sonic innovations and invented instruments of renowned art/music ensemble From Scratch, including six performances by the latest incarnation of the group.

3 March - 27 May  |  See event detail
Small Space: Phillip Fickling
Small Space: Phillip Fickling

In this exhibition Fickling presents a display of carefully sculpted paper creatures - part animal, part machine - of a fictional era inspired by industrial design. The still and stark white paper gives way to imagined colours, movements and interactions between the underwater beings swimming through the exhibition space.

13 March - 30 April  |  See event detail
Gabrielle Amodeo: Blind Carbon Copy: An Open Love Letter
Gabrielle Amodeo: Blind Carbon Copy: An Open Love Letter

Gabrielle Amodeo is a Wellington-based multi-media artist who is interested in the space between things and how they are represented. Her work often takes what is familiar and alters it, removing some elements and highlighting others. These acts test how meaning travels and unravels, considering what is lost and gained during transmission. 

19 May - 5 August  |  See event detail
Stephen Ellis: Headforemost
Stephen Ellis: Headforemost

For this exhibition Stephen Ellis reimagines the settling of William Cornwallis Symonds unbuilt city at Cornwallis, the last remnant of which is its rebuilt wharf.  Ellis reimagines the settlement through scale models, which serve as the basis for a series of large ballpoint pen drawings.

19 May - 5 August  |  See event detail

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