Harvey Benge works and lives between Auckland and Paris. Since the early 1990's his practice, laced with irony and humour investigates the relationship between parallel lives, reminding us how strange the world is when you really start to look.
BIG WORK small works consists of a 240 image installation, 1.8 metres by 18 metres first shown at the Dunedin Public Gallery in 2002, this is supported by smaller works, all recent images made in France and Italy.
Harvey's new book Sometimes A Cigar Is Just A Cigar will be launched at the opening.
Artist's talk Wednesday 17th June, 1pm at Bath Street Gallery.