15 Dec – 19 Dec 2004
Celebrating the success of 2004 was the opportunity to buy original works by contemporary New Zealand artists, all for $100, all in the knowledge that funds from the purchases helped support the running of Enjoy.
A Christmas Story
24 Nov – 10 Dec 2004
He sees you when you're sleeping, he knows when you're awake, he knows if you've been bad or good , so be good for goodness sake...... A Christmas Story was an exhibition exploring the sinister side of Santa Claus and the mythology surrounding him.
Charlotte Huddleston, Richard Lewer
3 Nov – 19 Nov 2004
In Between drew on social history, anthropology, narrative, personal belief systems and media representations of strange phenomena to create a project marking the intersection of the everyday and the supernatural.
Clare Noonan, James Oram, Zina Swanson
13 Oct – 29 Oct 2004
Drawing was an exhibition of mixed-media work by Christchurch-based artists Zina Swanson, James Oram and Clare Noonan.
4 Oct – 10 Oct 2004
Architecture Week Installation
In association with Wellington Architecture Week, Enjoy presented a week-long sound installation.
ENJOY PERFORMANCE WEEK
20 Sep – 25 Sep 2004
For six days, from Monday through Saturday, each day at various and multiple times, Enjoy Gallery was host to diverse and exciting performance work by an illustrious line up of local artists.
Chris Cudby, Dave King
1 Sep – 17 Sep 2004
For the opening celebration, Golden Axe created a multi-media installation, incorporating sculpture, sound and video projection.
The Story of Three Sentences
11 Aug – 27 Aug 2004
The Story of Three Sentences was an installation of sculpture and video work by emerging Wellington artist Amy Howden-Chapman.
21 Jul – 6 Aug 2004
A painting show, Hullbreach by Christchurch artist Miranda Parkes. The work referenced painting's history, subverting some of its conventions.
7 Jul – 16 Jul 2004
Room service was a pick-and-mix from some of the latest happenings at Rm103 Gallery in Auckland.
16 Jun – 19 Jun 2004
"....First there is nothing, then there is a deep nothing, and then there is a deep blue."
Gaston Bachelard, ‘Air and Dreams’, 1944
Hit and Miss
Jessica Pearless, Kate Woods
3 Jun – 9 Jun 2004
Running for seven consecutive days, Jessica Pearless and Kate Woods collaborated in a game of virtual 'Battleship.' Like the children's game of strategy, neither artist knew the other's plan of attack. However, in this instance the players were separated by over five hundred kilometres in geography.
24 May – 30 May 2004
A MECHANISM OF LIFE
My Sister's Lashes
Sarah Jane Parton
8 May – 20 May 2004
Combining a self-conscious performance of Bon Jovi anthem 'You Give Love a Bad Name' with cutesy adolescent wall drawings in makeup and biro My Sister's Lashes treads the fine line between parody and reverence.
27 Apr – 3 Jul 2004
A programme of one take videos at Enjoy
TAKE: 001 came about from the desire of curator Louise Tulett to run a video programme that considered moving image as a medium well suited to capturing experiences in relation to their length. Essentially, as quoted from the submission call: "I want to make a show of screenings about the decision to press record and the decision to stop". The videos on show are a varied and intriguing response to this initially open-ended parameter.
Another 48 Hours
Emil McAvoy, Gary Peters, Sandra Schmidt
23 Apr – 25 Apr 2004
6pm Friday 23rd - 6pm Sunday 25th April 2004
Another 48 Hours: 24 hours to make the work, 24 hours to see it. 24 hours is a loop. A day. A night. A cell. A window.
I've given up on you
7 Apr – 20 Apr 2004
With overtones of frustration and failure, I've given up on you tapped into the unavoidable expectations and ambitions we place on ourselves, our surroundings and not in the least, the experience of art.
Fiona Gillmore, Jeremy O'Sullivan
23 Mar – 3 Apr 2004
Til Tomorrow examined time in flux, the construction of moments and the temporary. It employed the mechanics of the everyday to create a collection of interchangeable moments.
Ryan Chadfield and Tao Wells
Ryan Chadfield, Tao Wells
2 Mar – 20 Mar 2004
On behalf of Ryan Chadfield and Tao Wells and the Enjoy Public Art Gallery we bring you a show. Death and beauty in young naked people is a timeless subject explored here by two of Wellington's most enigmatic officers of insight.
Nine O'Clock Photos
18 Feb – 28 Feb 2004
The Length series opened with the 1999 calendar year of Shana Brown's project, The Nine O'clock Photos. As descriptive as the title suggests, for six years and counting, every evening at nine o'clock Brown takes a photograph. Operating as a retrospective slice of her on-going project, this first installment presents a whole year gathered in one room.