Exhibitions

Single Channel by PJ Paterson, Kate van der Drift, Wendelien Bakker, Olivia Blyth, Talia Smith, Jude Broughan

Single Channel

PJ Paterson, Kate van der Drift, Wendelien Bakker, Olivia Blyth, Talia Smith, Jude Broughan

23 May to 11 June 2017

This exhibition is a part of the Auckland Festival of Photography. It includes a collection of photographic works that each have their own definitive message and conceptual content, but do not scream though colour drenched imagery or desire soaked subject matter for our consideration.

Upcoming Room 1

Glaister Ennor Graduate Art Awards

Various Artists

13/06/17 to 18/06/17

Each year, the five Auckland Art schools are asked to nominate their top Honours and Masters students for the Glaister Ennor Graduate Art Award, a non-acquisitional monetary award given to help launch emerging artists into successful careers in the arts. The winning artist will also be invited to mount a solo exhibition at Sanderson Contemporary in 2018.

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Otherness

Damien Kurth

20/06/17 to 02/07/17

In looking at one of Kurth's paintings, you are invited to occupy the psychic space of both artist and viewer, to consider the technical and aesthetic problems of representation while simultaneously viewing their outcome.

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Drawn

Wendy Kawabata, Liam Gerrard, John Oxborough, Karyn Taylor, Anita Levering, Paris Kirby, Paul Martinson, Stephen Ellis, Damien Kurth, Cruz Jimenez, Harriet Stockman

04/07/17 to 23/07/17

DRAWN is a part of a wider series of curated group exhibitions that focus of a singular mode of creating- using a very broad term as the premise. DRAWN highlights the various ways we consider drawing, as a way of thinking or planning for a finished work or as the finished work itself.

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Specimens by Meighan Ellis

Specimens

Meighan Ellis

23 May to 11 June 2017

SPECIMENS, derived from the Latin verb specere ‘to look’, presents the photographer’s ongoing fascination and pleasure in looking – specifically at the model/subject which has been the focus of Ellis’ art practice for more than two decades alongside an ongoing inquiry into the form/object. The gaze is a frequently called-upon trope in the artist's lens-based image making whereas a curiosity for the object stems from her more recent direction into sculpture, working specifically with earthenware and porcelain..

Upcoming Room 2

Glaister Ennor Graduate Art Awards

Various Artists

13/06/17 to 18/06/17

Each year, the five Auckland Art schools are asked to nominate their top Honours and Masters students for the Glaister Ennor Graduate Art Award, a non-acquisitional monetary award given to help launch emerging artists into successful careers in the arts. The winning artist will also be invited to mount a solo exhibition at Sanderson Contemporary in 2018.

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Light Show

Paul Martinson

20/06/17 to 02/07/17

Physics and natural science routinely underlie themes in Martinson's work. The light bulb, now an everyday object once sparked a quantum mechanical revolution when physicists puzzled over how electrical energy could transform into light waves. This moment lead to greater understanding of the true nature of reality and has become an essential part of Martinson’s practice.

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Tatala

Vaimaila Urale

04/07/17 to 23/07/17

Vaimaila’s practice references traditional Polynesian visual language, in juxtaposition with contemporary artistic practice and mark making. She is known for her work as part of the collaborative art collective D.A.N.C.E art club and her involvement with Whau arts festival.

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