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Here you’ll find interviews with artists, reading lists and more. Contributed by Enjoy’s interns, staff, artists and friends.

Correspondences at boxcopy

Posted on July 26, 2014

Curated by Christopher Handran, Correspondences formed a connection between Boxcopy, Brisbane and Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington. The project provided an opportunity for each space to form a long-distance view of the other, drawing on their corresponding exhibition archives as starting points for new curatorial projects.

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Whatever You Want

Posted on February 18, 2014

Whatever you want by our friends Lauren Redican and Annsuli Marais is a billboard work located on Ghuznee St, and will be on show until the end of February.  It is funded by the Wellington City Council Public Arts Fund.


 

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It All Began with a List

Posted on January 7, 2014

In October 2013 Eliana Joy sent Enjoy a collection of four books to be added to our Library.  Each book contains a group of notes collected at a different New Zealand art institution; Creative Arts from Massey, Elam from University of Auckland, Ilam from University of Canterbury, and Visual Arts from Auckland University of Technology. The following is her reflection on the project.

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Erwin Olaf: The Suggestion of a Story

Posted on August 23, 2013
by Clare Callaghan

Erwin Olaf is a unique Dutch artist who creates his work through often haunting, cinematic drama. His photographs possess an emotional stroke of brilliance throughout each artwork, connecting the photographs together to create a cohesive and expansive story; or rather the idea of a story, the suggestion of a story. He does not explicitly inform the viewer, he creates his work for interpretation, to suggest narrative rather then impose it.

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Artist Statement

Posted on February 27, 2013
by Christina Read

When working on my art projects I like to count the hours I spend working. I mark the hours off on a piece of paper taped to the wall. I’ve been doing this for years now. I feel more secure this way. I realise quality of output is more important than time spent but since I started this routine, I cannot seem to stop.

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