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    • 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
    • Public Art Review Issue 50, 2014, p35; photo by Rob Garrett
    • Rob Garrett, Free Your Mind, Public Art Review Issue 50 (2014), p35; Forecast Public Art
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Free Your Mind

Opinion piece in Public Art Review 25th Anniversary Issue

"Perhaps the most radical act of a public artist is to activate the public imagination." Rob Garrett's opinion piece "Free Your Mind" was first printed in the 25th Anniversary Issue of "Public Art Review" (Issue 50); published by Forecast Public Art based in Saint… 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
    • Banquet preparation at la Station; photo by Anne-Sophie Lecharme
    • Banquet preparation at la Station; photos by Rob Garrett
    • Banquet preparation at la Station with Aurelien Cornut-Gentille; photo by Rob Garrett
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Curator in Nice (FR)

Villa Arson residency, May 2014

Images and notes from my curatorial residency at Villa Arson, Nice (FR) to visit artists' studios, including at La Station, where I presented a public lecture entitled "Turbulence and Calm". 2014-05-15: ... and a banquet in La Station's yard after the lecture. Thanks for… Read more
    • Lost in a dream, exhibition view, Snake Pit; photograph by Rob Garrett
    • Olga Chernysheva, The Train, video
    • Olga Chernysheva, The Train, video
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Lost in a dream

Curator's exhibition essay

I think I’ve been here before, but I’m not certain: happily adrift among cuddled cats; flash-backs after a car crash; Mozart playing on a train; a date in the teacups; and hallucinations before sleep. “Lost in a dream” gathers work by fourteen artists who have a… Read more
    • Rebecca Ann-Hobbs, Ah-Round 2009; photo by Bogna Kociumbas
    • Gregory Bennett, Apokalypolis I 2013; photo by Rob Garrett
    • Granary Island, November 2014 (where the fox was encountered); photo by Rob Garrett
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Autumn in Gdańsk

Foxes, fires and foreigners

Rob Garrett reflects on his role as curator of “Unearthing Delights: Markets, Memories and Meetings”, the 5th edition of Narracje - Installations and Interventions in Public Space organised by Instytut Kultury Miejskiej (Gdańsk City Culture Institute) in partnership with Gdańskiej Galerii Miejskiej (Gdańsk City Gallery). In… Read more
    • Tales Frey, To Be Privy – performance photograph (2017). Courtesy of the artist.
    • Colleen Altagracia, The Slide (2018), soft sculpture (embroidery on linen, cut felt) from an installation at Corner Window Gallery), image courtesy of the artist
    • Colleen Altagracia, The Slide (2018), photograph from an installation at Corner Window Gallery), image courtesy of the artist
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Corner Window Gallery

Projects 2012 to 2018

About Corner Window Gallery Corner Window Gallery (from February 2012 to September 2018) was a non-commercial project space at the corner of Karangahape Road and Edinburgh Street in Auckland, with a programme of emergent practices by New Zealand and overseas artists, designers and architects. As a… Read more

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