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Visual Arts

August 15, 2016
August 14, 2016

What is your most memorable experience of art? Last year at the CIRCUIT symposium Sean Kerr presented his talk via desk lamp and I’ve just finished watching the series Stranger Things, which if you’ve seen it (everyone should) this will sound familiar (so maybe that’s why it’s fresh on my mind atm), but it was […]

August 14, 2016

What is your most memorable experience of art? Hana: I started crying when I saw Shannon Te Ao’s Follow the Party of the Whale at the Blue Oyster a few years ago during Puaka Matariki. It’s so beautiful and meditative. I cannot stress how powerful and important that work was in being shown in Ōtepoti, […]

August 14, 2016

This is my apartment for another nineteen days it’s too hot to sleep in this small room people tell me the temperature in fahrenheit and I convert it to celsius on my phone I leave my bedroom door open and turn on the fan at night . I think it’s important to find something sacred […]

August 14, 2016

‘When you’re the absolute best, you get hated on the most.’ ‘My goal, if I was going to do art, fine art, would have been to become Picasso or greater… That always sounds so funny to people, comparing yourself to someone who has done so much, and that’s a mentality that suppresses humanity…’ ‘One of […]

August 14, 2016

What is your most memorable experience of art? Seeing the music video for Madonna’s “Like a Prayer” on TV as a child and watching all the scary knick knacks from my Catholic grandparents’ house get repurposed into something glamorous and sexy that made complete sense without me knowing why. It was like an awakening into […]

August 14, 2016

b. 1993 ENFP Aquarius I want to find myself. Not me now, but like, future me. I want to sit down for a coffee and talk to them. I want to ask them everything. I have a feeling that somewhere out there, there’s this person. Someone of similar circumstances, who has made similar decisions, and […]

August 14, 2016

BENT

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(g) everyday painter 2016 bong hit on notebook 190 x 270mm Among some of the classic conceptual project ideas, are the collections of random or specific things, of rare or ordinary processes, and of high and low values. The stain on the right is part of a recent body of work called Everyday Paintings. The […]

August 14, 2016

Save the date ’cause we’re having a party!   I received my invitation to celebrate the sixteenth birthday of Enjoy Public Art Gallery, and boy was I excited! All dressed up and ready to party, I made my way to Caroline with a few friends—I remember exclaiming that this would be the party of the […]

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