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    • Natalia LL, Consumer Art, 1972, from the Marinko Sudac Collection; image courtesy of the artist
    • Patrycja Orzechowska (PL), detail from 2016 installation at Kolonia Artystów, Gdansk; photo by Rob Garrett
    • Pécsi Mühely, Szijártó Kálmán & Károly Kismányoky, The Separation of Trees - White-painted Wood, 1971, silent film documentation
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Seen & admired 2016

October to December

A selection of art I’ve seen and admired from October through December 2016, including Auckland, Gdańsk, Milan and Bydgoszcz Excerpt from "The Other" performance video A video posted by Shana Robbins (@snakesandlace) on Dec 1, 2016 at 11:54am PST Caption to film stills (above): By members… Read more
    • Slide1 - Rob Garrett, LUX Helsinki presentation 08.01.2016
    • Slide2 - Rob Garrett, LUX Helsinki presentation 08.01.2016
    • Slide3 - Rob Garrett, LUX Helsinki presentation 08.01.2016
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Curating urban art

Presentation to LUX Helsinki 2016 Conference

Slides from my presentation Curating urban art as if I don't know what I'm doing ... 9 points of attraction ... at the LUX Helsinki Conference (January 2016) on the invitation of Ilkka Paloniemi, LUX Helsinki Director. Read more
    • COMPANY, Sounds of Sea, 2011, Wynyard Quarter, Auckland; photo by Waterfront Auckland
    • COMPANY, Sounds of Sea, 2011, Wynyard Quarter, Auckland; photo by Waterfront Auckland
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Waterfront Public Art

Sounds of Sea by COMPANY

"Sounds of Sea" (2011) by Korean/Finnish artist duo Aamu Song and Johan Olin (COMPANY) was inspired by the sights and sounds of the Waitemata Harbour beneath the artists' feet as they explored the North Wharf in Auckland's brownfields Waterfront development. "Sounds of Sea" is one of… Read more
    • Lipika Sen and Prabhjyot Majithia, Tricky Box 5 - The Curious Indian Water Well, 2014; photo by Rob Garrett
    • 10th NZSOS biennial, 2014 exhibition map
    • Rob Garrett onsite at NZ Sculpture OnShore 2014-11-05
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10th Sculpture OnShore

6-16 November 2014, Auckland NZ

Looking out, looking back and looking ahead Curated by Rob Garrett The NZ Sculpture OnShore outdoor sculpture exhibition and biennial sculpture trail was established by a group of North Shore art lovers in 1994 to raise funds for NZ Women's Refuges, it has grown in size… Read more
    • Rob Garrett listening to Sharonagh Montrose's sound project at NZ Sculpture OnShore 2014; photo courtesy of Rob Garrett

Curator on RadioNZ

Interview on 10th Sculpture OnShore

Originally aired on "Sunday Morning" with Wallace Chapman; 2 November 2014. "Every two years the cliffs around Narrow Neck Beach in Auckland are decorated with some of the country's sculptures - everything from 3D art installations to lightworks to traditional stone sculpture." Read more
    • Auckland Council Public Art Policy publication; photo by Rob Garrett
    • Francis Upritchard, Loafers 2012, Symonds and Wellesley Streets; Auckland Council Learning Quarter public art commission; photo by Rob Garrett
    • Public Art Policy - Vision and Outcomes Table
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Public Art Policy

Auckland, New Zealand 2013

Auckland Council public art policy project Following the amalgamation of Auckland's eight local government bodies into a single region-wide Auckland Council on November 1, 2010, Rob Garrett was engaged by Auckland Council to lead the development of a new public art policy for regional Auckland. The… Read more
    • Rubee Prattley-Jones, My Window 2016; photo courtesy of the artist
    • Alexandra Baumgartner, Audience, 2015 (detail); image courtesy of the artist
    • Robyn Walton, SERIOUSLY, NO GOODBYES (detail), 2016, Corner window gallery; photo courtesy of the artist
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Open Call: Corner

Project space in Auckland, NZ

Seeking Project Proposals: Curator Rob Garrett seeks proposals from New Zealand and international artists with emergent practices and innovative projects for the Corner Window Gallery project space. Proposals may include solo, or collaborative, or group projects. Applications will also be accepted from emerging curators who are… Read more

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