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Image from 'Capital in the 21st Century'. The film is based on Thomas Piketty's book and directed by Justin Pemberton

A Thin Slice of NZIFF 2019 So Far

A varied programme of engrossing quality

Auckland

 

New Zealand International Film Festival

Various cinemas around Auckland City

 

18 July - 4 August 2019

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Installation of Leigh Martin's Mass (Squared) exhibition at Two Rooms. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Mysterious Leigh Martin Paintings

TWO ROOMS

auckland

 

Leigh Martin
Mass (Squared)

 

12 July -10 August 2019

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Guy Ngan, Newton Post Office Mural, 1973, aluminium, 2900 x 7250 mm. Courtesy of Auckland Art Gallery. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Guy Ngan at Artspace

ARTSPACE AOTEAROA

Auckland

 

Guy Ngan
Either Possible or Necessary

7 June - 17 August 2019

 

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Dominique Marriott, Untitled, 2019, sumi ink on paper, 594 x 841 mm

If The Mind Is Correct, The Brush Is Correct

FREIT CONTEMPORARY

Hamilton

 

Dominique Marriott
If the mind is correct, the brush is correct

 

19 April -11 May 2019

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Eric Baudelaire's Letters to max, 2014, HD video, colour, 5:1, surround, 103 mins. As installed at Te Tuhi. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Whose Body? Whose Country?

TE TUHI CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Pakuranga

 

Baudelaire, Riddiford Graham; Wardill
Wax Tablet

9 June - 11 August 2019

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David Cowlard, Unreliable Landscapes -- Downtown, Auckland, 2017 (I-III). Photo: Sam Hartnett

Cowlard’s Billboards

Te Tuhi Billboards

Aucklasnd

 

David Cowlard
Unreliable Landscapes - Downtown, Auckland, 2017 (I - III)

 

9 June - 11 August 2019


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Connah Podmore, The body also holds mine, 2019, charcoal on paper. Detail. As installed on Te Tuhi's Drawing Wall. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Podmore Drawing/Text

Te Tuhi’s Drawing Wall

Auckland

 

Connah Podmore
This Body Also Holds Mine

 

9 June - 11 August 2019

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Justine Varga, Alopecia, 2016, chromogenic photograph, 110.5 x 91.5 cm (framed). Photo: Sam Hartnett

Justine Varga’s Photograms

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Justine Varga
Memoire

 

31 May - 6 July 2019

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Installation shot of Conor Clarke's photgraphs in 'Unchained Melody' at Two Rooms. Photo: Sam Hartnett.

Conor Clarke’s Processual Allegory

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Conor Clarke
Unchained Melody

 

31 May - 6 July 2019


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Fiona Pardington, TIKI: Orphans of Māoriland, 2019, installation view. With thanks to the Wellcome Collection | Science Museum Group. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Dodgy but Numinous

STARKWHITE

Auckland

 

Fiona Pardington
Tiki: Orphans of Māoriland

 

12 June -11 July 2019

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Richard Killeen, Alive in New Zealand, 1971, oil on hardboard, 420 x 570 mm

Oafish’ AND Urbane Killeen

IVAN ANTHONY GALLERY

Auckland

 

Richard Killeen
Forty-Eight Years In Between

 

5 June - 29 June 2019

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PĀNiA!, Honorary Consulate (Mobile Cardboard Detachment) (2019), cardboard, adhesive, masking tape, plastic toy lawn mower.  49 x 31.5 x 78 cm.  Photo: Arekahānara

Ambassadorial Preoccupations

MOKOPŌPAKI

Auckland

 

PᾹNiA!, Yllwbro, A.A.M. Bos
The Dutch Embassy


1 May - 22 June 2019


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Theory Style

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Theo Schoon in Tony Fomison's Grey Lynn house in Feb 1985. Photo: Martin Rumsby.

The Evisceration of Theo Schoon

EyeContact Essay #30

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Ron Left, Escalator 4, 2017, acrylic and digital photography on aluminium, 900 x 1600 mm

Ron Left’s Media Hybridity

ARTIS Gallery

Auckland

 

Ron Left
Shadow Series

 

11 June - 24 June, 2019


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David Woodings, Edendale Primary School Gala (September 2017), oil on canvas, 2400 x 1700 mm.

Melancholic and Cynical Woodings

WALLACE GALLERY

Morrinsville

 

David Woodings
Merrily Go Around

 

June 6 - June 30.

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Mark Schroder, 'Goldkorp' as installed at RM. Detail. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Schroder’s Allegorical Installation

RM

Auckland

 

Mark Schroder
Goldkorp

 

22 May - 7 June 2019

APW

‘European Journeys’ Publication

Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys

 

Editors: Catherine Hammond and Mary Kisler.

 

Auckland University Press, 2019

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Kahurangiariki Smith, Little Brownie, 2019. Photo: Amanda Snowball-Kelso

Taking Possession, Demonstrations and Demolitions

DEMO

Auckland

 

Series of individual exhibitions
DEMO Season 1.00

 

9 May - 30 June 2019


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Esther Leigh, Verge 1, 2019, mixed medium, 560 x 640 mm unframed

Esther Leigh Mini-Survey

ANTOINETTE GODKIN

Auckland

 

Esther Leigh
Weight

 

14 May - 15 June 2019

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Cao Fei, Asia One, 2018. Image © the artist and Vitamin Creative Space. Photography by Sam Hartnett.

A Fresh Curatorial Approach

GUS FISHER GALLERY

Auckland

 

International group show

We’re Not Too Big to Care

 

6 April - 15 June 2019

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Still from Daniel Malone's Czerska 18 M296 Warszawa Polska (2010–2012/2019)

Inbound on the Western Line

MERCY PICTURES

Auckland


Daniel Malone
The Annals of Everyday Life

 

 

18 May - 8 June 2019 

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Richard McWhannell,  Are We Nearly There Yet? AKA, Call of the Wild, 2017-18, oil on canvas, 707 x 832 mm

McWhannell’s Oneiric Social Panoramas

OREXART

Auckland

 

Richard McWhannell
Truth or Consequences

 

11 May - 31 May 2019