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Installation of Julia Morison's Things From the Book of Shadows at Two Rooms. Photo: Sam Hartnett.

Surreal and Mimetic Morison

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Julia Morison
Things from the Book of Shadows

 

18 August-16 September 2017

Fifteen years separation

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Still from Cat Auburn and Estella Castle, Ask the Fellows who Cut the Hay, two channel HD video. Photo: Auburn and Castle

Magical Thinking

THE SUTER ART GALLERY TE ARATOI O WHAKATU

Nelson


Cat Auburn and Estella Castle, Roger Boyce, Glenn Burrell, Andrea Gardner, Julia Morison, Reuben Paterson, Nathan Pohio and Chloe Rose Taylor.
The River Lie

Curated by Sarah McClintock

18 February - 28 May 2017

Constable and the NZ landscape

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Installation of HANDBUILT: made in clay, in Two Rooms

O’Connor’s Choices

TWO ROOMS

Auckland


14 contemporary ceramicists
HANDBUILT: made in clay


16 October - 26 November 2016

Expertly selected ceramics


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Installation of The XX Factor in Trish Clark Gallery. Schneeman's Fuses on far wall.

Ten Women Artists

TRISH CLARK GALLERY

Auckland

 

International group show
The XX Factor

 

27 September - 29 October 2016

Relevant issues for today?

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Julia Morison,  Ouroborus /Wooorm , 2013, in Botanical Gardens, Dunedin at night-time. Photo: Max Bellamy

A Conversation with Julia Morison

EyeContact Interview #2

Julia Morison

Looking back over forty years

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Julia Morison's Headcase as installed upstairs at Two Rooms. Photo: Sam Hartnett

Julia Morison’s Headcases

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Julia Morison
Headcase

 

6 March - 18 April 2015

Tormented by psychomachia


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Immune and Implicated at Lett, l-r:John Reynolds, The Cause of the Movement of the Heart, 1992; Grant Lingard, Swan Song, 1995-2015; Alex Vivian, An Approach to Portraiture (Travis Fimmel), 2011; Richard Killeen. Burial Mound, 1992

AIDS and Gay Pride in 2015.

MICHAEL LETT

Auckland

 

Group exhibition
Implicated and Immune

 

28 January - 28 February 2015

Gay self-esteem and coital safety

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Leigh Martin, Silenced # 11, 2014, acrylic on linen.

Martin & Morison at Smart

JONATHAN SMART GALLERY

Christchurch

 

Julia Morison / Leigh Martin
2000 Grounds for Error / Silenced

 

13 May - 7 June 2014

Rejecting and embracing aesthetic hygiene

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Public Good: panel discussion at Ramp, Wintec, Hamilton

Who Decides On Public Art

RAMP

Hamilton

 

Three person show
Public Good

 

30 October - 22 November 2013

Foisting Community Taste


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Miranda Parkes, Fielder, 2013. Photo by Bridgit Anderson. Image courtsey of the artist, SCAPE Public Art and Jonathan Smart

SCAPE 7 in Christchurch

SCAPE 7

Christchurch

 

International group exhibition

Public Art Christchurch Biennial

 

27 September - 9 November 2013

An overall assessment

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Julia Morison's Tree Houses for Swamp Dwellers (2013), on the corner of Gloucester St and Colombo St, Christchurch. Photo: Duncan Shaw-Brown

Morison Tree Houses in Christchurch

SCAPE7

Christchurch

 

Julia Morison
Tree Houses For Swamp Dwellers

 

Portable but permanent public sculpture

Permanent but portable

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Julia Morison's 2000 Grounds For Error. Installation detail at Two Rooms. Photo: Jennifer French.

Morison’s Plaster Wall Sculptures

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Julia Morison
2000 Grounds For Error

 

12 July - 17 August 2013

The unblemished, smooth and fair


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Neil Dawson, Cloud 1, 2013; Andrew Drummond, Spatial Observation, 2013; Heather Straka, Orchid 5, 2013; Lonnie Hutchinson, This is the Sound of my Soul

Smart Opens In Sydenham

JONATHAN SMART GALLERY

Christchurch

 

Group show
25/52

 

19 July - 17 August 2013

Moving to a third location

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Duchamp works in Peripheral Relations at the Adam. Side view of vitrine. Photo: Robert Cross

Pondering Duchamp in Wellington

ADAM ART GALLERY TE PATAKA TOI

Wellington

 

Group exhibition
Peripheral Relations Marcel Duchamp and NZ Art

 

28 July - 7 October 2012

Marcel down under

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Mouse's exhibition M(o)usings at Jonathan Smart

Going Through the Motions

JONATHAN SMART GALLERY

Christchurch

 

Mouse
M(o)usings

 

1 June - 7 July 2012

A canine’s excremental vision


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Andre Hemer, Things to do with paint that won’t dry, 2010. Laminate digital print on vinyl adhesive

Outside the Box

CHRISTCHURCH ART GALLERY TE PUNA O WAIWHETU

Christchurch

 

Public art projects

Outer Spaces

 

Ongoing

Art in Christchurch’s public spaces

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Julia Morison: left to right. On the far wall  Liqueurfaction paintings. Then Laconic Thing, Fretful Thing, Bare Forked Thing, Thing in the Making, Handy Thing, Small Triumphal Thing (on wall), Net (also on wall) and Curious Thing. Photo Jennifer French

Morison Sculpture in Auckland

TWO ROOMS

Auckland

 

Julia Morison
Meet Me on the Other Side

 

28 October - 22 December 2011

Exploiting earthquake damage in studio

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Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tamaki, architects FJMT & Archimedia, detail, photo by Patrick Reynolds

FJMT & Archimedia Modified Auckland Art Gallery

AUCKLAND ART GALLERY TOI O TAMAKI

Auckland

 

Auckland Art Gallery Re-opens

 


September 3 2011 -11am

Double the exhibiting power


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Part of the Fiona Pardington display in the MCA, Sydney

The Eight New Zealanders in the Sydney Biennale

17th Biennale of Sydney

The Beauty of Distance: Songs of Survival in a Precarious Age


Directed and curated by David Elliott


12 May - 1 August 2010

Kiwi contingent in Australia

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Reuben Paterson

On the Adam’s Walls

ADAM ART GALLERY TE PATAKA TOI

Wellington

Wall Works
Curated by Christina Barton

8 September - 4 October 2009

These gorgeous surfaces evoke the Sublime and force your eye to rush to the ceiling and its corners, seeking out strategically positioned, negatively-shaped drip-free zones that allow planar respite.