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Online artist talk with Daegan Wells

Saturday 25 Apr 2020

Daegan Wells, Gus the Dog in Wells’ studio, 2020. Image courtesy of the artist.

Daegan Wells, Gus the Dog in Wells’ studio, 2020. Image courtesy of the artist.

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From 11 am this Saturday 25 April, please join us for an artist talk with Daegan Wells, Enjoy’s most recent artist-in-residence at Rita Angus Cottage, Thorndon.

Daegan will be joining us from his home studio near Riverton, Southland to discuss his time in Pōneke and his ongoing research into craft practices and the political and economic histories of wool production in Aotearoa.

The talk will be conducted over Zoom.

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Meeting ID: 823 6572 1073
Password: 016293


Daegan Wells graduated from Ilam School of Fine Arts, Canterbury University in 2015. In 2017, he was the recipient of the Olivia Spencer Bower residency award, Ōtautahi Christchurch. Through his archival and sculptural practice, Wells uses storytelling as a way of illuminating key political, environmental, social and cultural events from recent history. Recent projects include Start with a Vase (group, curated by Sebastian Clarke), Hastings City Art Gallery, Heretaunga Hastings, 2019; Catch (group, curated by Becky Richards), Tinning Street Presents, Naarm Melbourne, 2019; Hut for a Sensuous Gold Miner (with Sophie Bannan), MEANWHILE, Pōneke Wellington, 2018; A Gathering Distrust, Ilam Campus Gallery, Ōtautahi, 2018; Private Lodgings, Blue Oyster Art Project Space, Ōtepoti Dunedin, 2016.