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Curating Under Pressure
Call for Conference Papers
Call for Conference Papers: “Curating Under Pressure”
Christchurch, New Zealand
November 5-9, 2015
Opportunity for academics, curators, artists and other cultural practitioners from Aotearoa New Zealand, Australia and the South Pacific.
Submissions due before April 15, 2015.
The Goethe-Institut in cooperation with Creative New Zealand, ifa… Read more
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
Two Earth Rooms
Walter de Maria and Olafur Eliasson
With close affinities, but decades apart, two artists sought to transform the experiences and perceptions of museum-goers.
Walter De Maria, The New York Earth Room, 1977. Long-term installation at Dia Art Foundation, 141 Wooster Street, New York City.
An interior earth sculpture.
197 cubic meters… Read more
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