2012 Programme


Auckland Region • 9 June
24 hours
AUCKLAND PHOTO DAY is an open access public competition run over a period of 24 hours. For one day only photographers are asked to capture an image which reflects their Auckland.
Northart Gallery • 27 May - 22 June
10am - 4pm Daily
On 11/11/11, photographers in six cities - London, Dubai, Shanghai, Auckland, San Francisco and Sao Paulo -took part in an international photography project called 1 Day 6 Cities.
Reef Gallery • 5 June - 24 June
Noon - 7pm Tues, Noon - 4pm Wed - Sun
This year marks 50 years of Samoan Independence. In the last 5 decades Samoans in NZ have photographed their lives at home, at celebrations, at church and at events for family records.
Two Rooms • 25 May - 7 July
11am – 6pm Tues – Fri & 11am – 3pm Sat
Daniel Crooks is a Melbourne-based New Zealander whose breath-taking photographic and digital video works have been exhibited in major international exhibitions.
Vero Centre • 7 June - 6 July
7am-6pm Mon-Fri
An exhibition of the top award winning images from the annual Epson/NZIPP Iris Professional Photography Awards 2011.
St Paul St Gallery • 25 May - 30 June
10am - 5pm Mon-Fri, Noon - 4pm Sat
Questions around documentary practice have long centred on a battle between representation and meaning oversensation.
Whitespace • 29 May - 16 June
11am-6pm Tue-Fri, 11am-4pm Sat
On an arterial road in Münster, Germany, a shop was rented for 2 months. What happened on the block between midnight and 6 a.m. was photographed and documented.
Papakura Art Gallery • 23 June - 21 July
9am to 5pm Mon - Fri; 10am - 2pm Sat
Lisa Reihana’s series of photographs 'Nga Hau e Wha' depict her nieces as the Goddesses of the four winds.
Orexart Gallery • 1 June - 24 June
11am - 5pm Tues-Fri, 11am - 4pm Sat
Glaister Ennor Award winning photographer Lucy Hughes continues to confound the notion of photographic illusion.
Lopdell House Gallery • 15 June - 5 August
10am – 4:30pm every day
With a keen eye for detail and irony, Wellington poet and photographer, Mary Macpherson has spent seven years travelling around the country documenting the changing face of small town New Zealand.
Auckland Museum • Opens 22 June
Daily 10am to 5pm
The world’s most prestigious wildlife photography exhibition opens at Auckland Museum in June this year. Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2011 draws together 108 of the world’s best wildlife images curated by London’s Natural History Museum and BBC Wildlife Magazine.
Corban Estate Arts Centre • 1 June - 8 July
10am - 4:30pm, Mon - Sun
Norm & Noeleen are two personal photographic series which reflect the story of many of the aged in our society.
Bath Street Gallery • 29 May - 23 June
10am – 5:30pm Tue to Fri, 11am - 3pm Sat
Andrea Gardner works in the realm of staged or constructed photography.
Gus Fisher Gallery • 4 May - 23 June
10am - 5pm Mon-Fri, Noon - 4pm Sat
Featuring a selection of portraits, this exhibition highlights the intermittent yet prolific periods of portrait photography that Peter Peryer has completed.
Gow Langsford Gallery • 13 June - 23 June
10am - 6pm Mon - Fri, 10am - 4pm Sat
Gow Langsford Gallery presents exhibitions for the 2012 Festival.
The Pah Homestead, TSB Bank Wallace Art Centre • 29 May - 22 Jun
10am-3pm Tue to Fri, 10am-5pm Sat & Sun
Recent Acquisitions to the Wallace Arts Trust Collection celebrates the work of several mid-career and emerging contemporary New Zealand photographers.
Melanie Roger Gallery • 14 June - 7 July
11am - 5pm Wed - Fri, 11am - 3pm Sat
by quiet volcanoes - New work by acclaimed photographic artist Richard Orjis.
Artstation Gallery • 6 June - 23 June
9am-7pm Mon-Thurs, 9am-5pm Fri, 9am-4pm Sat
Small and personal histories are given the same treatment as grand historical events in this photographic exhibition.
Anna Miles Gallery • 5 June - 30 June
11am - 5pm Wed-Fri, 11am - 4pm Sat
Solomon Mortimer is a photographic force. This debut exhibition showcases portraits of individuals who grab the artist’s attention on everyday adventures with a medium format camera.
Snowhite Gallery • 5 June - 11 July
9am - 4pm Mon-Fri
This exhibition is based upon the idea that objects matter to us; they quietly provide a frame for our lives, often familiar and sometimes invisible.

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