Exhibitions on Thursday 30 May

Gavin Hipkins: The Homely II
Gavin Hipkins: The Homely II

The images in the Homely II were taken in the United Kingdom and New Zealand between 2001-2017. It is the sequel to Gavin Hipkins’ celebrated series The Homely (1997-2001), which created conversations and conflicts between pictures from New Zealand and Australia. This new series is presented in an identical format, as an 80-photo frieze, entirely shot with an amateur film camera...

23 February - 2 June  |  See event detail
Ka Rawe Te Tai Hauauru - West is Best
Ka Rawe Te Tai Hauauru - West is Best

A community focused exhibition of photography presented for Auckland Festival of Photography by Waitakere College senior students. These images cover three different aspects of West Auckland identity ‘Kainga – my backyard’, ‘He Tangata – He Haporo – People and Communities’ and ‘Toku Whenua – Our Landscape’. Each photograph has been inspired by a poem, story or statement that encapsulates a thread of this kaupapa to why ‘West is Best’.

25 May - 23 June  |  See event detail
Marie Shannon: Rooms found only in the home
Marie Shannon: Rooms found only in the home

Sensitive, authentic and funny, Marie Shannon’s photography and video works present contemporary art as an intimate and immediate occupation. Rooms found only in the home is developed out of holdings of Marie Shannon’s works in the Dunedin Public Art Gallery collection and the artist’s personal archive. The exhibition explores the intersecting spheres of her practice; considering her different conceptual interests and dual focus on photography and video.

25 May - 25 August  |  See event detail

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names held in our mouths
names held in our mouths

Cultural knowledge, within Māori and Moana communities, is often passed on through familial lines, both orally or embodied in particular practices and ceremonies. As with any knowledges, these practices are always in flux, responsive to shifting conditions. Colonisation, capitalism and migration have had a particular impact on how practices are continued. Some fall out of use; others adapt to new materials; still others continue on, fuelled by social functions and significance.

8 June - 18 August  |  See event detail

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