Ex Number 9
11 Dec – 20 Dec 2002
Lissa Mitchell scrutinised the Number Nine series as a sample of contemporary curatorial practice.
Festiva of Enjoyment
Richard Whyte, The Now Romantics
20 Nov – 7 Dec 2002
Art, the closest function. Our closest concept to serendipity and truth, her lover, artifice. Art is our last ditch attempt at understanding perfection (cease the AESTHETIC) at battle with the great paradox, both called by name ARTIFICE. All construction.
Andi Chapelle, Devon Damonte, Jason O'Dea, Nikki Deeley, Richard Whyte, Rick Jensen, Tim Wyborn
30 Oct – 16 Nov 2002
Projections was an exhibition involving nine artists, working with slide projectors as their medium.
26 Oct – 26 Oct 2002
Saturday Night Performance Art Night
Rule: Once your mattress is installed you are able to invite, set up, bring, do, sleep when you want. Once your mattress is installed.
9 Oct – 26 Oct 2002
To have boundaries, one must create boundaries.
Dominic Forde, Douglas Kelaher, Rachel Brunton
17 Sep – 5 Oct 2002
Exploring urban landscapes and their populace is the subject of this exhibition curated by Rosemary Ford of the Physics Room (Christchurch). Although at first the work by artists Douglas Kelaher, Dominic Forde and Rachel Brunton may seem disparate, on closer inspection they work well together. Each piece suggests a different kind of society, fantastical, contemporaneous or futuristic, breaking away from the overwhelming dominance of the rural landscape in New Zealand art practice.
I AM: Individual Artifacts Museum
28 Aug – 14 Sep 2002
What is identity? How is it manipulated and formed within the construct of Post-Modern culture?
Clemency Boyce, Regan Gentry
7 Aug – 24 Aug 2002
Two people collaborating for the first time will focus SPAT on wads - in the form of used chewing gum.
17 Jul – 3 Aug 2002
Teresa Andrew is an installation/performance artist who works with narratives, using the body, whether present or absent, as the locus of behavior.
26 Jun – 13 Jul 2002
Political spoof involving the intro to the television series Monkey. In Rex Republica (Rex's Cybernautic Dreamscape, releases candidate nine) Tripitaka is Helen Clark, Pigsy is Winston Peters, Sandy is John Campbell (Jonjon), and Monkey is Busta Rhymes.
Urban Lymphatic. A Street Maneuver
Marcus Williams, Matt Hunt
5 Jun – 21 Jun 2002
Marcus Williams with score by Matt Hunt
Williams’ work discusses the contest for market control of information supply. At the time of writing, the three major telco's in NZ were burying an arterial system of conduit for the conveyance of digital information.
Chew Two To Chew
15 May – 1 Jun 2002
Ever since the industrial revolution people have been just another cog in the wheel, everyone keeping existence in motion.
30 Apr – 11 May 2002
A Paradox of Distance
Louise Tulett works with sound, examining her surroundings by stopping and listening as well as looking.
New To Enjoy
Arlo Barraud, Marianne Muggeridge, Ned Barraud, Roger Morris
17 Apr – 27 Apr 2002
A group show bringing together a new and eclectic combination of styles and artists.
Why I Can't Dance To Techno
Gerald Phillips, James Wallace, Jill Kennedy, Lauren Winstone
3 Apr – 13 Apr 2002
Featuring work by CPF, Jill Kennedy, James Wallace, Gerald Phillips, Lauren Winstone. Examining the interface between art and technology.
20 Mar – 30 Mar 2002
A collective started by Gabby O'Connor and some of her friends in Australia and Japan, craftcamp was devised on the road.
7 LONELY DRIVERS
Simon Price, Simon Terrill
4 Mar – 16 Mar 2002
HUMAN I MACHINE I LANDSCAPE presents 7 LONELY DRIVERS.
A video-sculpture instillation by Simon Price & Simon Terrill.
The Great Plastic Roundup
19 Feb – 1 Mar 2002
Mike and Malcolm both work with plastic toys to make art. Mike makes animated films and Malcolm smashes, melts and reforms old plastic into new
6 Feb – 16 Feb 2002
Ciaran set up the gallery as an office in the vein of a consultant. He made it known that he was available for appointments, and had several throughout each day.
22 Jan – 2 Feb 2002
Summer Residency #5
Exploring the serious side of leisure and how leisure affects our use of time.