Claudia Arozqueta

John Panting

Adam Art Gallery at the Victoria University of Wellington

November 2013

When the London-based New Zealand artist John Panting tragically died in a motorcycle accident in 1974 at the age of thirty-four, he left behind a vast number of sculptures in a variety of styles and materials that qualify him as an obsessive… READ ON

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Shane Cotton

City Gallery Wellington

September 2013

Shane Cotton’s latest exhibition, “The Hanging Sky,” is a wily representation of Aotearoa’s hybrid culture. The thirty paintings and drawings on view—all made over the past six years—illustrate recent developments in the Kiwi … READ ON

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Jiten Thukral and Sumir Tagra

Art Plural Gallery

May 2013

For almost a decade, Indian artists Jiten Thukral and Sumir Tagra have been using different media—product design, graphics, sculpture, installation, and video—to explore identity and social problems that affect their homeland. For their… READ ON

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Teresa Margolles

Museo Universitario Arte Contemporaneo (MUAC)

December 2012

The 2012 recipient of the Artes Mundi award, Mexican artist Teresa Margolles is known for her poignant works that center around drug-related violence in her homeland. Her past work has explored the failures, victims, and unseen consequences… READ ON

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“True Stories/Scripted Realities”

Te Tuhi

September 2012

This group exhibition curated by Mercedes Vicente brings together five compelling video installations that use scripted narratives to question the dichotomy between fiction and documentary, as well as illusion and veracity. Criminal Case … READ ON

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Rafael Lozano-Hemmer

Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

January 2012

Visitors are welcomed to Rafael Lozano-Hemmer’s exhibition by a conveyor belt with a computerized scanner where they are invited to place all sorts of small objects that they can find in their pockets. Once these pass under the scanner, … READ ON

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“Crystal City: Contemporary Asian Artists”

September 2011

Curated by Emma Bugden, this exhibition brings together a selection of videos, photographs, and installations by Asian artists and two New Zealand–based artists of Asian descent who chart the ways in which cities construct and alter … READ ON

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“Points of Contact: Jim Allen, Len Lye, Hélio Oiticica”

May 2011

This exhibition examines the connections that can be made between works by Jim Allen, one of the most prominent performance and installation artists based in New Zealand, and two of his influences: the Kiwi expatriate experimental filmmaker… READ ON

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“Face to Face”

March 2011

For the first time after the 2008 South Ossetia war, Moscow welcomes an exhibition of contemporary Georgian photographers. Curated by Nestan Nijaradze, the exhibition aims to reacquaint Russian audiences with the range of work being made in… READ ON

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Yakov Kazhdan

November 2010

On entering Yakov Kazhdan’s latest exhibition, visitors encounter Art Delivers People (all works 2010), a spoof on Richard Serra’s seminal 1973 video Television Delivers People. In Serra’s work, scrolling texts construct a critique of… READ ON

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