2010 Programme


Northart, Gallery 4 • 5 June - 18 June
10am - 4pm every day. (Closed Queens Birthday)
A show of visual contrasts by Stephen Perry--dramatic landscapes appear in a matter-of-fact manner; banal everyday imagery manipulated and made extraordinary, forcing us to confront our understanding of the world. He presents familiar surroundings in a peculiar, often foreboding manner, the known becomes the unknown and eerie--leaving us with questions, never answers.
Lake House Arts Centre, Small Gallery • 14 June - 4 July
Monday - Friday 10am-4pm, Saturday & Sunday 10am - 3pm.
Presenting students of Xavier Radic, many new to photography and others seasoned amateurs, from community classes in Auckland & Waikato Districts, who have created their viewpoints.
Online at http://www1.clikpic.com/Postcards of New Zealand • 4 June - 26 June
24 hours every day online
Online student photography exhibition representing students taught by Xavier Radic. Viewers can vote for a winner, the prize a ClikPic website.
Plato's Greek Taverna • 4 June - 27 June
11am - 11pm every day
Tiro, a group of like-minded photographers, is exhibiting under the open theme 'environment'. Encounter our natural habitat through the eyes and prints of Tiro. As quoted in Time: "Don't blow it--good plants are hard to find".
Swanson Station Cafe • 1 June-30 June
7am-5pm 7 days
These photos were taken from Te Atatu Peninsula, Auckland. In Maori, Te Atatu means 'new dawn'. Truly remarkable colour and majesty makes one feel rather insignificant.
Soljans Estate Winery • 1 June-30 June
9am-5:30pm 7 days
Photography exuding the spirit and character of Auckland's West Coast. With a sense of refreshment and freedom, you can feel the wind, hear the ocean roar, children playing and the squawk of birds.
Takapuna Public Library • 14 June - 27 June
Mon & Thurs: 9am-8:30pm. Tues, Wed & Fri: 9-5:30 pm. Sat & Sun 9:30-4pm
48 large-format career-best photographs, selected from the last 20 years of New Zealand Geographic Publishing, initially launched at the release of the 100th issue and the hardcover book, 'Best of New Zealand Geographic' .
Mangere Community Arts Outreach Service • 28 May - 19 June
Tuesday - Friday 9am - 5pm, Saturday 9am - 3pm
A multimedia project by Serena Stevenson in collaboration with Annie Latu and Nikki Shepard, aiming to empower youth and facilitate self-expression. This is a living project created through media that accessible in the community and developed through installation in the public spaces of South Auckland.
Conference Centre Lecture Theatre • 7 June - 13 June
6-8pm every day
Who are the Brazilians living in New Zealand? How do they perceive their New Zealand environment? This exhibition from Andrea Eichenberger and Rosangela Tenorio aims to understand the different strategies for exercising one's own culture because of the transformations occuring from contact with one another.
Centre for Continuing Education • 18 May, 25 May, 1 June (3 sessions) - Cancelled
Cindy Sherman is one of the most intriguing contemporary artists. Her work challenges our perception of reality, the medium of photography and female stereotypes. This course will explore some of her most iconic works and interpret them in view of the gender debate. Booking essential, tickets are not free.
Letham Gallery • 4 June - 18 June
10am-5pm Tuesday - Friday, 10am -4pm Saturday, 11am-3pm Sunday
Photographer Beatrice Carlson says of ConnexiÓn: "Everything is similar but different...here there, now, yesterday. Connection in English is connexion in French and conexión in Spanish. Connected Media in Limited Edition: acrylic on canvas, print on fine art paper, print on perspex."
Depot Artspace (Main Gallery, space B) • 12 June - 24 June
Noon - 5pm Mon, 10am - 5pm Tue-Sat, 10am - 4pm Sun
Experience an exciting and emotive journey with the creations of Diane Costello and David Collier. They pride themselves on using the camera as the most effective creative tool with only basic image enhancement carried out on the computer.
The High Seas • 18 June - 30 June
10am - 5pm Mon-Fri
Award-winning filmmaker Andy Conlan displays black and white visions of an Auckland City that is on the verge of being obscured forever, bittersweet whispers of yesterday's architecture, as fleeting as the afternoon light in which they were photographed.
Waitakere City Council Chambers • 4 June - 10 June
10am - 4pm Mon-Fri
The Habeas Corpus Collective makes contemporary social and political art. This exhibition gives a rare view into each artist's studio space, where process becomes product. This exhibition also travels to: Waitakere Central Library, 11-17 June; New Lynn Library, 18-24 June; Glen Eden Library, 25 June-2 July.
The Huia Settlers Museum • 5 June - 27 June
Saturdays and Sundays, 1.30pm-4:30pm
The pleasure of living in Huia is one of Auckland’s best kept secrets. The exhibition features images from the wider Huia area gathered during Isabel’s exploration of the region that has been her home for the past 4 years.
High Tide Gallery (window) • 17 June - 24 July
24 hours every day
Mark Leonard Watts turns his attention to Japanese female idols with particular focus on the magazine cover, almost famous, gravure idol. By combing self portraiture and close-up photographs of dolls, Mark reflects upon the male's gaze on these cover girl pin-ups commonly featured in Japanese print media. Also reproduced in locations in Parnell, Ponsonby, and Newton.
Long Bay College • 5 June - 13 June
11am - 2pm Saturdays & Sundays
A collection of photographs showcasing the work of 22 Year 13 students who explore what contemporary culture is within our multicultural society.
Momentum Gallery (The Back Gallery) • 4 June - 26 June
9am - 5pm Mon-Fri, 10am - 5pm Sat
Today's society is surrounded by boundaries both physical and social. What would we do if we could break these boundaries for even just one day? This exhibition explores the theme of liberation, hopes and dreams - where museum exhibits get a chance to "live for a day".
Projectspace B431 • 27 May -12 June
11am - 4pm Thurs-Sat
Especially for the Festival, students from Elam present work shot on Lomography Diana cameras. Curated by WORLD designer Francis Hooper, this project captures a shared sense of the art school and fashion studios as spaces for experimentation, laboratories of ideas.
Northart • 12 June - 27 June
10am - 4pm daily
Karen Crisp photographs of the Otuataua Stonefields; Neil Findlay shows monuments commemorating World Wars 1 and 2 and the South African campaign; Dorina Jotti's work is about recovering the memory of a land; John Malcolm looks at large objects placed in improbable environments.
www.houseofelliot.co.nz • 3 June - 27 June
24 hours online
This exhibition, from 2½ years photo documentation, acknowledges the men and women doing the heavy, dusty, manual work, and the processes they used, to create Albany Lakes Civic Park. This innovative park combines recreational use with environmentally integrated stormwater management.
Auckland Central City Library • 14 June - 20 June
Monday-Friday 9am-8pm, Saturday-Sunday 10am-4pm
This exhibition showcases the wondrous work of students from the University of Auckland. From breathtaking landscapes to exquisite still-life images, these photographers present the fruits they have yielded from their tireless exploration.
The High Seas • 18 June - 3rd July
10am - 5:30pm Tuesday-Friday, 12pm - 5pm Saturday
A decade-long collaborative project by Helena Hughes and Warren Elwin where 35mm rolls of film journey from one side of the world to the other, and back again. These in-camera double exposures combine chance with the everyday, and the unforeseen with the encountered.
Lake House Arts Centre • 1 June - 30 June
10am to 4.30pm daily
Contemporary and indigenous styles of body painted art by Gino Demeer, using the human flesh as a canvas. Think Maori Myths and Legends, Mahuika-The Goddess of Fire and the Origins of Tamoku, of hunchbacked scaly swamp monsters, and ethereal other world beings.
Depot Artspace, Main Gallery (Space A) • 12 June - 24 June
12pm-5pm Monday, 10am-5pm Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-4pm Sunday
A collaboration by Linda Young and Jean Goodbrand that explores the diversity of a big city, reflecting on the everyday elements present but not necessarily noticed as we go about our busy lives. It presents the viewer with a sensual experience, encouraging contemplation in order to expose the secrets that lie within.
Snowhite Gallery • 22 June - 16 July
9am-4pm Monday-Friday
Photographers Eva Kozub and Vanessa Parker contemplate their lives by capturing moments, people, objects and other fragments of the everyday. These quiet images reflect the act of looking at oneself in the mirror and the self-analysis that follows.
J. T. Diamond Reading Rm, Floor 2, Waitakere Central Library • 31 May - 31 July
9am-8pm Mon - Thurs, 9am-5pm Fri, 10am-4pm Sat and Sun
A local history showcase of photographers and collections featured in 'West: the history of Waitakere'. Presented in the J T Diamond Reading Room, on level 2 of the library.
Te Karanga Gallery • 8 June - 22nd June
Mon 12pm-6pm, Tues-Fri 10am-6pm
Showcasing three young female photographers based in Auckland--Stephanie O'Connor, Mhairie-Claire Fitzpatrick, and Anna Wilson. Each of these photographers has entered the art scene with their own unique brand of photography, but all explore ideas of fantasy, fiction and allegory.
Deus ex Machina • 3 June - 27 June
Mon - Fri 7am - 5pm, Sat & Sun 8am - 3pm
Imagine New Zealand's landscape, dominated by towering robots- then you have Martin Horspool's Robot Road Trip. Horspool has superimposed his collection of robots amongst an amusing series of photos of Kiwi life. This juxtapositon shows monsters around the country, as if they were on holiday amongst the locals.
School of Architecture and Planning, University of Auckland • 21 May - 27 June
Mon - Fri, 10am - 5pm
The Simon Devitt Prize for Photography was established in the School of Architecture & Planning at The University of Auckland in 2008 and is awarded annually, in recognition of the best student photograph in architecture.
West Coast Gallery • 5 June - 4 July
Thurs-Sun 10am - 4pm
Ted Scott has lived out west for many years and has seen the West Coast through its many moods. His love of photography has led him to capture the west and its people with a sensitive eye.
Nathan Homestead • 20 May - 13 June
Mon - Fri 9am- pm, Sat - Sun 1pm-4pm
'Take It' is a creative, diverse group sharing common photographic interests. This exciting show explores a range of processes including projection, analogue and digital printing. Images consider a broad range of concepts and subjects that will engage a wide audience.
The Digital Darkroom • 9 June - 25 June
10am - 6pm Mon-Fri, 10am - 2pm Sat
Murray Noble explores the possibilities of creating 'all in camera' abstract images which challenge his own preconceived perceptions and emotions. These very subjective images are digitally printed on Hahnemuhle Matt to become works of fine art, tangible yet illusive.
Pierre Peeters Gallery • 4 June - 10 June
10:30am - 5pm Mon-Fri; 10:30am-4pm Sat; Noon-4pm Sun
The Changing Landscape showcases the work of Auckland photographer Victoria Cranwell who has a passion for the 'creative art of photography'. The exhibition includes images collected over the last decade and documents both the natural and architectural landscapes of Auckland City.
Upstairs Gallery • 14 May - 6 June
10am - 4:30pm, every day
Unpublished work from American Photojournalist John Chapman. Now living in New Zealand, John lived and worked for 25 years in the UK. His work gives a rare and often humorous insight into post modern Britain. All print sales from the exhibition will be donated to earthquake relief in Haiti.
Waiheke Art Gallery • 28 May - 28 June
10am - 4pm
Photographers are an eclectic bunch of people, ranging from keen newbie photographers to professional photographers. This exhibition will showcase their year of photography in and around Auckland with the theme of Art, Culture, Identity and Participation.
HighTide Gallery (Window) • 4 June - 16 June
24 hours every day
Paul Gilbert photographs New Zealand's maritime environment.
Depot Artspace • 19 June - 8 July
12pm-5pm Mon, 10am-5pm Tue-Sat, 10am-4pm Sun
A visual exploration of the west coast of Auckland, a place of wild beauty and ancient spirituality. Each photograph was taken at different times of the day in different seasons, thus demonstrating the ever-changing quality of light and it's effect on the subject matter.
Satellite Gallery • 15 June - 3 July
Mon - Fri: 11am - 5pm, Sat-Sun: 10am - 3pm
The works in Touchstones reflect on humanity, the things that we value and the consequences of our exaltation in a world of contingencies. They show decontextualised entities; the familiar, the revered, the ubiquitous and the touchstones.
Uxbridge Creative Centre, Gallery 2 • 4 June - 17 June
Mon - Fri 9am - 4pm and Sat 9.30am - 2pm
The OE has become a rite of passage for young kiwis. Steven's exhibition is a snapshot of thousands of images, taken during travel, representing the everyday life of different cultures, customs, people, and places.
Central Library • 1 May - 31 July
9am-8pm Mon-Fri; 10am-4pm Sat & Sun
In 1970, some 27,000 glass plate negatives were discovered in a building in Queen Street. Most of the negatives were by Herman Schmidt, but the cache included several hundred portraits by an unidentified photographer. A selection of these is exhibited for the first time.
Kinder House • 6 June - 20 June
11am - 4pm every day
Wairua: (noun) spirit, soul, quintessence - spirit of a person which exists beyond death. To some, the wairua resides in the heart or mind of someone while others believe it is part of the whole person and is not located in any particular part of the body.
monmo.Gallery • 3 June - 17 June
10am-5pm Mon-Fri; 10am-4pm Sat-Sun. (Closed Tuesdays)
This diverse group exhibition features photographers with literally a world of experience. Photographs in black & white and colour.

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