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Seraphine Pick's White Noise Book

The illustrated publication for the show

THE DOWSE

White Noise

 

Catalogue for the Seraphine Pick exhibition curated by Sian van Dyk


Hardcover, 117 pp
The Dowse, November, 2015

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Oscar Enberg, the prophet, the wise, the technician and the Pharisee, as installed at Artspace. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Oscar Enberg’s Ambiguous Nativity

ARTSPACE

Auckland

 

Oscar Enberg
the prophet, the wise, the technician and the Pharisee

11 December 2015 - 12 February 2016

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Luke Willis Thompson, Sucu Mate /Born Dead, 2016, as installed at Hopkinson Mossman.

Luke Willis Thompson in Auckland

HOPKINSON MOSSMAN

Auckland

 

Luke Willis Thompson
Sucu Mate / Born Dead

 

29 January - 27 February 2016

 

JH
Jane Campion, A Girl's Own Story, 1984, digital transfer of 16 mm film, still

Seventies Feminist Photography & Film

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

Janet Bayly, Minerva Betts, Popular Productions, Rhondda Bosworth, Jane Campion, Alexis Hunter, Joanna Margaret Paul
Fragments of a World

20 January - 20 February 2016

JH
Installation of Eddie Clemens' Delusional Architecture (Commemorative) at Bowerbank Ninow. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Clemens Lightworks

BOWERBANK NINOW

Auckland

 


Eddie Clemens
Delusional Architecture (Commemorative)

 

20 January - 13 February 2016

JH

On, With, And For Billy Apple”

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Sold On Apple: The Complete Wystan Curnow Writings
Texts by Wystan Curnow on Billy Apple

Edited by Zara Stanhope


Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, 2015


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Cover of LP sleeve/book

Adventurous Music / Photography Collaboration

Rattle Records, December 2015

I stayed a minute
Music composed for a two-sided 12 inch vinyl record by Eve de Castro-Robinson
Photography: Harvey Benge

JH

Talia Smith on Reeves Road

Te Tuhi billboards

Pakuranga

 

Talia Smith
Plants and Rags

 

1 August 2015 - 21 February 2016

JBT
Guo Guozhu's talk, The Entrance Hall, Unfamiliar Asia Forum, CAFAM, Beijing. Photo: John B Turner

Beijing Photo Biennial Symposium Pt 3

Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum (CAFAM)

Beijing

 

The Second Beijing Photo Biennial and Symposium

 

15 October - 29 October 2015


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Li Wen, Vice-director National Institute of International Strategy, China Academy of Social Sciences, Unfamiliar Asia forum. Photo: John B Turner

Beijing Photo Biennial Symposium Pt 2

Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum (CAFAM)

Beijing


The Second Beijing Photo Biennial and Symposium

 

15 October - 29 October 2015.

JBT
Unfamiliar Asia forum introduction. Photo: John B Turner

Beijing Photo Biennial Symposium Pt 1

Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum (CAFAM)

Beijing


The Second Beijing Photo Biennial and Symposium


15 October - 29 October 2015.

APW
Zhonghao Chen's Environmental Freakology as installed at Jonthan Smart Gallery

Paint as Fuel or Food

JONATHAN SMART GALLERY

Christchurch

 

Zhonghao Chen
Environmental freakology

 

1 December - 19 December 2015


JH

Coleridge and Shakespeare as a Springboard to N*W

Close Your Eyes With Holy Dread
Edited by Henry Davidson

Kim Gordon, Robin Hyde, Andrew Durbin, Samuel Te Kani, Evangeline Riddiford Graham, Jesse Darling, Holly Childs


Artspace, 2015.

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Photo of Te Tuhi's front entrance by Sam Hartnett.

Gregorian Chant as Geographic Sandwich

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Pakuranga

 

Olivia Webb
Scale

 

14 November 2015 - 14 February 2016

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Exhibition design detail, Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show 2015, installation view, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. Photograph: Emil McAvoy.

Wet Paint: AAG’s ‘Necessary Distraction’

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Twenty NZ painters
Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show

 

28 November 2015 - 4 April 2016


TE TUHI

Group exhibition

Visiting Asia

14 November 2015 - 21 February 2016

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Life & Times

Jocelyn Carlin

Every Picture Tells a Story
A book of photographs

224 pp, hardback

Te Whenua publications, Auckland, 2015.

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Shigeyuki Kihara's Undressing the Pacific at Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato. Photo: Kevin Dornauf

Shigeyuki Kihara in Hamilton

WAIKATO MUSEUM TE WHARE TAONGA O WAIKATO

Hamilton

 

Shigeyuki Kihara
Undressing the Pacific

 

14 November 2015 - 29 February 2016

APW
Photo by Michael Clayton-Jones. Courtesy of The Age

Kees Hos: Printmaker, Gallerist, Teacher, War Hero

Kees Hos obituary.

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Simon Denny, Formalised Org Chart/Architectural model: GCHQ3 Agile/Holacracy Workspace, 2015, mixed media. 200 x 210 x 10 cm. Photo: Nick Ash, courtesy Galerie Buchholz, Berlin/Cologne

Denny’s Serpentine Show

SERPENTINE SACKLER GALLERY

London

 

Simon Denny
Products for Organising

 

25 November 2015 - 14 February 2016


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Staff install John Gibb’s Clearing up after rain, foot of Otira Gorge, 1887, oil on canvas. Purchased, 1964. Photograph by John Collie, Christchurch Art Gallery, Te Puna o Waiwhetu

The Build Up to Today’s CAG Opening

EyeContact Essay #12
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Sam Harrison: Untitled (Ink XIV), 2015, ink on paper,  96 x 65 cm; Untitled (Ink IX), 2015, ink on paper, 96 x 65 cm

Sam Harrison Ink Studies

FOX JENSEN GALLERY

Auckland

 

Sam Harrison
Inks /Woodcuts/Sculpture

 

26 November 2015 - 19 December 2015

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Over Under Sideways Down as installed at Two Rooms. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Angular Abstraction

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Selina Foote, Jeena Shin, Jan van der Ploeg
Over Under Sideways Down

4 December 2015 - 23 January 2016

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Installation of Visiting Asia at Te Tuhi. In the centre is  Jade Townsend, Ancient, 2014, LED light, 500 x 240 x 800 mm. Courtesy of the artist. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Kiwi Visitors to the East

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Auckland

 

Group exhibition
Visiting Asia


14 November - 21 February 2016