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Exhibitions at City Gallery Wellington

Exhibitions at City Gallery Wellington


EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS AT CGW

TECHNO MAORI: MAORI ART IN THE DIGITAL AGE / Until 2 Dec 2001 City Gallery Wellington & Pataka Porirua Museum of arts and cultures This exhibition brings together work by a selection of contemporary Maori artists, expressing the diverse ways in which they are utilising or inspired by digital technology. Presented at CGW and Pataka, with an accompanying CD-ROM.

TOYO ITO: BLURRING ARCHITECTURE / Until 2 Dec Blurring Architecture presents work by revolutionary Japanese architect Toyo Ito who since the mid-1970s has become one of the world's most innovative and influential architects. Animated computer graphics & video-installations give an insight into Ito's work.

BEHIND THE CURTAIN - PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE SEX INDUSTRY BY ANS WESTRA / Until 28 Oct Ans Westra is one of New Zealand's most significant documentary photographers. This series of 38 black and white photographs depicts sex workers in massage parlours, strip-clubs and a brothel as the women wait for clients, dress, socialise or strip.

A TOURIST IN PARADISE LOST: THE ART OF MICHAEL ILLINGWORTH / Until 28 Oct 2001

GALLERY SEVEN (10,000 METRES) - MADDIE LEACH / 6 Oct - 4 Nov Michael Hirschfeld Gallery With this site-specific installation Maddie Leach continues her investigation into spaces which house idleness, moments of leisure which are imbued with silence and stillness. Gallery Seven explores the activity of ice-skating, incorporating life-size video projections of a lone circling ice-skater and sealing off the gallery space to evoke an atmosphere of structured idleness.

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