PAST EXHIBITIONS

Time Will Break The World

Kim Paton

4 Dec – 21 Dec 2003
2003

The second half of the Feature Wall series hosts a confronting challenge to the activity of space. Kim Paton's installation TIME WILL BREAK THE WORLD presented a sharply site responsive work calling on Minimalist traditions of monumentality and physicality through a use of distorted scale and a grandness of structure.

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Dear Dancer

Maddie Leach

13 Nov – 29 Nov 2003
2003

In Dear Dancer Maddie Leach continued her inquiry into what has been termed 'sentimental minimalism' through the presentation of works that operated both as aesthetic objects and venues for participation, layering nostalgia and popular entertainment over minimalist formality.

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Kelvin S. C. Corpus

Amanda Newall

1 Oct – 18 Oct 2003
2003

Newall's residency at the Whangerei Polytechnic resulted in her investigation of materials such as glass and clay. Kelvin S. C. Corpus stemmed from these observations and experiments with materials and associated ideas of scientific processes and the creation of new beings.

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Enjoy Presents: The Blue Oyster Gallery

Ciaran Begley, Eugene Hansen, John Lake, Louise Tulett, Matt Couper, Mike Heynes, Ryan Chadfield, Stephen Clover, Tao Wells

16 Sep – 27 Sep 2003
2003

In response to the organisation of the exhibition swap between Blue Oyster Gallery and the artist run spaces Enjoy Public Art Gallery in Wellington and High Street Project in Christchurch, Enjoy Presents seeks to reveal the gestures of union and support that constitute the community of spaces such as Enjoy.

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group regroup

Karin van Roosmalen

30 Jul – 16 Aug 2003
2003

Karin van Roosmalen's work was about space and spaces—how we inhabit our built environments, about the effects of our mobile lives on those environments and about the tension between functioning effectively in the world with minimal means and the compulsion to accumulate stuff.

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Enjoy Presents: High Street Project

Ciaran Begley, Eugene Hansen, John Lake, Louise Tulett, Matt Couper, Mike Heynes, Ryan Chadfield, Stephen Clover, Tao Wells

29 Jul – 16 Aug 2003
2003

In response to the organisation of the exhibition swap between Blue Oyster Gallery and the artist run spaces Enjoy Public Art Gallery in Wellington and High Street Project in Christchurch, Enjoy Presents seeks to reveal the gestures of union and support that constitute the community of spaces such as Enjoy.

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Siv B. Fjærestad

Siv B. Fjærestad

1 Jan – 12 Feb 2003
2003
Summer Residency

Fjærestad's work references everyday life, and her sensitivity to social and cultural interactions, played out through the materials and techniques she uses. In a previous exhibition she wowed audiences by crocheting fuse wire into the forms of 1980's and 1990's middle class, domestic appliances.

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