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WHAT'S ON at TheNewDowse

WHAT'S ON at TheNewDowse

29th March - 11th April, 2010 | |

This week...

Late Lounge April: Harbour City Electric this Thurs 1 April

Start the Easter break with the unique sounds of Harbour City Electric. The evening warms up with exhibition tours at 5:30pm and 6:30pm and Harbour City Electric on stage at 7pm. Entry is by koha with all galleries, café, cash bar and Shopette open until 9pm.

Hothouse Season 3 opens this Saturday 3 April

The latest installment of HotHouse, the popular exhibition of New Zealand's hottest entrepreneurial ideas, features a spectrum of eco-products incorporating sustainable design for life - and death. From Greg Holdsworth's eco-coffin to The Plant Room, a unique "bolt-on" garden room, Hothouse Season 3 celebrates the latest and the greatest in New Zealand sustainable design. (Image credit: David Trubridge, Basket of Knowledge, 2009. Image courtesy of David Trubridge)

Long Live the Modern closes this Sunday April 4
Last chance to see this acclaimed touring exhibition of New Zealand modernist architecture.

Hit the Wall: Jae Hoon Lee's
A new Jae Hoon Lee work, Tracking (2010), has just been installed in the foyer. Tracking comes from Lee's recent travels to the Annapurna region of Nepal and is made up of images he took over a 30 minute period while on a trek there. for more detail

Continuing Exhibitions...

Bogle Bogle by Seung Yul Oh until 30 May
Oh's mischievous, animal-like shapes and forms are adding colour and humour to TheNewDowse festival season. Oh's work combines elements of East Asian pop culture with ironic references to Western modern art.

Drawing Conclusions: Hotere, McCahon, Peebles, Walters until 30 May
Major works from TheNewDowse collection by Ralph Hotere, Colin McCahon, Don Peebles and Gordon Walters alongside preparatory works that provide a glimpse into each artist's working process.

Bill Viola: The Messenger until 4 July
The Messenger envelops its viewers in an entrancing underwater world of image and sound that has been described as 'eye-opening' and 'life-affirming'. This is the first time a major work by Bill Viola has been exhibited in New Zealand

Lisa Walker: Unwearable until 25 April
TheNewDowse celebrates the achievements of one of New Zealand's most internationally successful jewellers with a survey exhibition that traces the dramatic changes in Lisa Walker's practice since the early 1990s.

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Also currently at TheNewDowse: Bogle Bogle by Seung Yul Oh and Drawing Conclusions: Hotere, McCahon, Peebles, Walters until 30th May
The next Late Lounge is Thursday April 1st with Harbour City Electric from 7pm

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