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What's coming up at City Gallery Wellington

What's coming up at City Gallery Wellington

Talk: Humbug, a Dialogue between Painting and Architecture | Free

Sunday 18 October, 2pm

Artist Peter Adsett and architect Sam Kebbell continue their ten-year dialogue on painting and architecture, including their collaborative design of Humbug, a house and studio for Adsett’s family in Australia.

Weekend Exhibition Tours| Free

Saturdays and Sundays, 12.15-12.45pm

Get more out of your visit to the Gallery with our free, fun and informative 30-minute tours of selected works in Fiona Pardington’s A Beautiful Hesitation. Meet in the downstairs foyer.

NZIA City Talks |Free

Monday 19 October, 6pm

Catalan landscape architect Martí Franch, and Wellington locals Martin Bryant and Penny Allan, to discuss urban and rural landscape projects in Spain and New Zealand.

Gallery Babes

Wednesday 21 October, 10.30am

A mid-morning cultural fix for parents and carers of young babies. Bring the baby and enjoy a talk and tour of our current exhibitions, followed by morning tea.

Current Exhibitions – Free Entry

Fiona Pardington: A Beautiful Hesitation
22 August – 22 November, 2015

Fiona Pardington is one of New Zealand’s most important, and celebrated, photographers. A Beautiful Hesitation is the largest exhibition of her work to date, with over 100 photographs, spanning 30 years. Its title comes from the artist’s description of photography as a “hesitation in time”.

Demented Architecture

27 June – 8 November, 2015
Works from around the globe by contemporary artists that satirises the relationship between art and architecture, and the mythology of the architect.

Susan Te Kahurangi King | Shannon Te Ao: from the one I call my own

27 June – 8 November, 2015

This provocative pairing opens up points of convergence between two bodies of work that supposedly occupy different ends of the contemporary art spectrum. Susan Te Kahurangi King is a 64 year old self-taught artist who stopped speaking around the age of five. She draws, endlessly and inventively—in graphite, coloured pencils, pastels or inks on paper. Shannon Te Ao (Ngati Tuwharetoa) is a contemporary artist whose videos and performances often isolate and refigure aspects of spoken language drawn from Maori cultural forms such as whakatauki and waiata.

Leon Narbey and Laszlo Moholy-Nagy: Light Studies

3 July– 18 October, 2015

Narbey’s film, A Film of Real Time: A Sound-Light Environment (1970) is shown with the Hungarian modernist Laszlo Moholy-Nagy’s film Light Play: Black White Grey (1930) which documents the effects of his kinetic light sculpture, the Light-Space Modulator.

A Film of Real Time: A Sound-Light Environment | 9 min 20 sec
Ein Lichtspiel Schwarz Weiss grau | 6 min

Olivia Lacey

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