Autumn 2011



News from the art front

awards, prizes and residencies

Artists on a winning streak


From Northland, Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin, Berlin


Future exhibitions and events

auction scene

John Perry keeps his ear to the ground


what’s on

Your comprehensive guide to gallery exhibitions and art events


In my opinion…

Josie McNaught worries about arts funding and bureaucrats

London letter

Matthew Collings on whether nationalism still deserves our attention

In Residence

John Pusateri happily grinds a lithography stone in Dublin

Flying Visit #1

Johannah Hutchison really likes what she sees of New Zealand sculpture

Flying Visit #2

Painter Sandro Kopp shares his thoughts on portraits in the digital age

Dispatch 1

Phil Dadson goes with the flow during an artists’ journey on the Silk Road

Dispatch 2

Aaron Kreisler joins a curators’ tour of East Asia’s art centres

Opening shots

Around the galleries


Transformation of an island

Dan Chappell visits Rotoroa Island in the Hauraki Gulf – a former rehab centre, which is being transformed into an ‘island of art’

White night magic

Virginia Were reports on the wealth of visual art experiences in store for visitors to the Auckland Arts Festival 2011

The elusive line of beauty

Ceramicist Richard Parker is the first artist profiled in a series of shows celebrating leading New Zealand makers. Dan Chappell reports.

Zeitgeist decade?

Will the first decade of the 21st century be equally as groundbreaking as the first decade of the previous century? Sue Gardiner finds out.

Feedback Loops and circuit bending

Despite our 21st century love affair with digital media, many artists are reinventing and recycling obsolete technology. Virginia Were reports.


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