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Wellington Contemporary Events in August 2020

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Between August 2020 and August 2020

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Wellington (8)
   Kapiti Coast
Lower Hutt
Porirua - Mana
Upper Hutt
   Wairarapa

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Contemporary (18)

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Contemporary Art Events
City Gallery Wellington, Wellington

Today to Sunday 2 August 2020

Pati Solomona Tyrell and Christian Thompson use self portraiture and masquerade as a way to tap into and channel historical identities. Both work across performance, photography, and video. Tyrell is a founding member... More...

A Place Apart

A Place Apart

Contemporary Art Events
City Gallery Wellington, Wellington

Today to Sunday 2 August 2020

Christina Pataialii and Ruth Ige are painters traversing abstraction and figuration, their work manifesting an enigmatic in-between. Pataialii’s energetic compositions revolve around idiosyncratic forms—picket... More...

Gone Home Gavin Hipkins and Peter Peryer - Photo Exhibition

Gone Home Gavin Hipkins and Peter Peryer - Photo Exhibition

Contemporary Art Events
Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History, Masterton, Wairarapa

Today to Sunday 30 August 2020

Two 'tourists of photography' of different generations in a game of visual snap. Gavin Hipkins's new epic eighty-photo frieze The Homely II scrambles of images of New Zealand and Great Britain. This 'Victorian melodrama'... More...

Ken Friedman: 92 Events

Ken Friedman: 92 Events

Contemporary Art Events
Adam Art Gallery, Wellington

Today to Saturday 15 August 2020

Ken Friedman: 92 Events 92 Events presents works spanning four decades by American Fluxus artist Ken Friedman. Friedman’s instructional texts navigate a fine line between sculptural proposition, absurdist action,... More...

Violent Legalities

Violent Legalities

Contemporary Art Events
Adam Art Gallery, Wellington

Today to Saturday 15 August 2020

Violent Legalities is an interdisciplinary project that brings together contributors spanning the fields of anthropology, architecture, art and software design. The project was initiated by academic Karamia Müller,... More...

Bekah Carran: And we look and comb our hair

Bekah Carran: And we look and comb our hair

Contemporary Art Events
The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt, Wellington Region

Today to Sunday 1 November 2020

Bekah Carran (Te Ati Awa, Taranaki) works with crafted and found objects, casting them to form mystical sculptures that balance a sense of delicacy and tension. And we look and comb our hair takes objects found in... More...

Stevei Houkamau: He Kākano

Stevei Houkamau: He Kākano

Contemporary Art Events
PATAKA Art + Museum, Porirua - Mana, Wellington Region

Today to Sunday 8 November 2020

A solo exhibition by Wellington artist Stevei Houkamau. In this new series of ceramic works, Houkamau references the indigenous tattoo practices of Tā moko and Tatau, customary vessels, matriarchal relationships and... More...

Dane Mitchell: Letters and Documents

Dane Mitchell: Letters and Documents

Contemporary Art Events
Adam Art Gallery, Wellington

Today to Saturday 15 August 2020

This exhibition brings a key element of Dane Mitchell’s 2019 Post Hoc installation for the 58th Venice Biennale together with works produced by the artist between 1998 and 2005. Focusing on the printed lists that were... More...

Julia Morison: Head[case]

Julia Morison: Head[case]

Contemporary Art Events
Adam Art Gallery, Wellington

Today to Saturday 15 August 2020

Christchurch-based Julia Morison is a leading figure in New Zealand art. This installation is the latest in her long series of works that draw on esoteric knowledge systems that redefine materials and images to recode... More...

Distant Kinship/Verre Verwanten: CANCELLED

Distant Kinship/Verre Verwanten: CANCELLED

Contemporary Art Events
Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History, Masterton, Wairarapa

Today to Sunday 16 August 2020

Contemporary printmaking exhibition by artists in New Zealand and The Netherlands. In 1642, Dutch explorer Abel Tasman reached a new land in the Pacific Ocean and his cartographers named it New Zealand, after the... More...

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