Tag Archive: Installation
2017 Geophagy is a large-scale installation. The first version was made for a solo exhibition of the same name at the Gus Fisher Gallery, Auckland, April-May 2017. Pallets, 200kg second hand clothing, 5 single channel looped HD videos on monitors.
1994-1996 Six cibachrome photographs mounted onto tissue ‘curtain’, hand stamped with the title of the work in cursive script. Installation dimensions variable. Photographs: 80 x 90 mm. Shown in Cultural Safety: Contemporary Art from New Zealand, Frankfurter Kunstverein and Ludwig Forum, Aachen, then Wellington City Gallery. Curators Gregory Burke and Peter Weiermair. 1995. Featured image… View Article
2000 Christmas cake with three tiered icing (almond paste, castor sugar icing, coloured map icing with glazed icing sugar decorations). 100 x 300 x 300 mm. Shown as part of It’s a DIY World at the Jonathan Smart Gallery. Cake consumed by guests at the opening, with diminishing remnants for the duration of the show.
1995 Invitation to solo exhibition In Finite Regression at Kunst-Werke, Berlin.
1988 Artspace, Auckland.
1988 Made for the solo exhibition of the same name at Artspace, Auckland. Also exhibited at the National Library Gallery, Wellington.
2015 3 channel DVD looped with sound, monitors, chairs. Installation dimensions variable. Made while in residence at Headlands Centre for the Arts, California, shown as part of the Open Day.
2012 Twelve monitors each with single channel DVDs, looped, with sound. Installed with plastic and wooden crates in container, positioned in Hagley Park, Christchurch. Part of Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu’s Outer Spaces programme, presented in conjunction with ICEFEST. Curator Felicity Milburn. Moving image documentation visible at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rUvhX51fdS4 Original and archival footage. Archival footage used with… View Article
2012 Framed prints on commercially available office chairs. Installation dimensions variable. The print shows the southern continent as represented in Gerhard Mercator’s world map of 1569, Nova et Aucta Orbis Terrae Descriptio ad Usum Navigantium Emendate Accommodata (New and enlarged depiction of the earth adapted for use in navigation). Part of the exhibition Redoubting Antarctica at Two Rooms… View Article
2012 Painted wood, film lights, electric cords and sandbags. Cyclorama/infinity curve height 2250 mm. Installation dimensions variable. Part of the exhibition Redoubting Antarctica at Two Rooms Gallery, Auckland, 2012. The cyclorama could be used by visitors for selfies, with any footprint residue (this was a winter exhibition) left in place.
2011 Outdoor projections at Silo Park, Wynyard Quarter, Auckland. Made for SCAPE Biennale of Contemporary Art 2010, this project was initially designed for the Cashel Street Mall in Christchurch where water appearing to run down the sides of buildings, just above people’s heads, seemed a salient reminder of then controversial, ECAN water-related issues in Canterbury…. View Article
2010 Broadcast monitors, single channel DVD, looped. Installation view in the Sue Crockford Gallery Window Space, Karangahape Road, Auckland.
2010 Graphite. Diameter 2100 mm. Exhibited as part of solo exhibition An Other World at ICAN (Institute for Contemporary Art Newtown), Sydney, Australia. The map projection is by Dr Jarke J. Van Wijk, used with permission. This polar-centric version developed at the artist’s request.
2009 Mineral salts. Installation dimensions variable. Commissioned for the survey exhibition Unnerved: Contemporary Art from New Zealand, at Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA), Brisbane, Australia. A simple stop-time video of the installation can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yW3xqlZq6_U
2008 Snow melting salt. Installation dimension, 6000 mm diameter. Exhibited as part of group show Zoom and Scale at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Vienna, 2008. Curator Antje Lehn.
2008 Mixed media on wood, metal and found objects. Installation dimensions variable. Installation view in the Iris Fisher Gallery at Te Tuhi Gallery, Auckland. Photographs courtesy Te Tuhi and John Colley. Link to their archive: http://www.tetuhi.org.nz/exhibitions/exhibitiondetails.php?id=49
2008 Washing powder. Installation dimensions variable, here approximately 8000 mm wide. Group exhibition, Better Places, at Perth Institute of Contemporary Art (PICA), Perth, Australia. Curator Melissa Keys. See Texts page for a pdf of the catalogue.
2007 Glass road safety beads, two sizes. Installation dimensions variable. Installation view from solo show of the same name, Two Rooms Gallery, Auckland, 2007. See Texts page for pdf publication, and the Natural Boundaries post for other works in the show.
2003 Water softening salt. Installation dimensions variable; here at 6000 mm diameter. Installation view as part of Abstractions, Drill Hall Gallery, Canberra. Curator for my component of the exhibition Gordon Bull. The map projection was devised by and used with permission from the renowned Professor Emeritus of Geography at University of California at Santa Barbara, Waldo Tobler…. View Article
2003 Water softening salt. Installation length equalled the length of the gallery, approximately 26000 mm (26 metres). Installation view, Experimental Art Foundation (EAF), Adelaide.
2002 Inkjet prints on silk fabric, sewn into dress; mannequin. Exhibited in solo exhibition of the same name at The Physics Room, Christchurch. Supporting works shown in thumbnails below. With thanks to Director Emma Bugden and Air Force World, Christchurch. Orthophotos used courtesy of LINZ, New Zealand, available online. A catalogue was produced for the exhibition… View Article
2002 Etched capiz shells, nylon monofilament, pigment. Installation view, Museum of Sydney. Commission to coincide with the museum exhibition The Lure of the Southern Seas. Etched texts taken from an index of Dumont d’Urville’s life and travels.
2001 Plastic shopping bags, glass beads and metal pins. 1600 mm diameter. Exhibited as part of the solo exhibition Of Erewhon and other places, Scott Donovan Gallery, Sydney.
2000 Linseed, monitor with single channel looped DVD. Exhibited at Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra, for solo show of same title. The video shows a looped clip from the 1958 film Areyonga, produced by the then Commonwealth Film Unit of Australia. It shows the white teacher at the mission station showing the local, Aboriginal children… View Article
2000 Woollen blankets, stitching. Installation view with camp stretcher and pillow. Exhibited as part of the solo show It’s a DIY World at the Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch.
1999 Red wine and salt on grey commercial carpet. Exhibited at Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch, as part of solo show of same title. Also in Rent, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne and Overgarden, Copenhagen. Curators Stuart Koop and Charlotte Day. Private collection, Taupo.
1999 Commercially produced plasticine, smeared directly onto the wall. Approximately 1800 mm height. Two installations were made, one at the Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch and the other at Sydney College of the Arts, both 1999.
1999 Chocolate wrapping paper. 1600 mm diameter. Exhibited as part of The World Interrupted, a solo show at the Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch, 1999. Collection of Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu. Reproduced in catalogue for Bright Paradise: Exotic History and Sublime Artifice, First Auckland Triennale, 2001.
1997 R3 colour photographs, cut into shapes, back-mounted with magnets. Installation dimensions variable. Exhibited as part of group exhibition Vantage, Australian Centre for Photography, (curator Blair French), 1997. A variation was shown in Blondies and Brownies, Aktionsforum, Munich, 2001. Private collection, Germany.
1997 Cibachrome photographs cut into myriad pieces, metal pins, with etched metal plaque. 1700 mm diameter. Exhibited as part of group exhibition Vantage, Australian Centre for Photography. Curator Blair French.
1997 Cibachrome photographs cut into myriad pieces, metal pins. Each star is approximately 600 mm diameter. Exhibited as part of The World Interrupted, a solo show at the Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch, 1999. The Antarctic centred star was included in the Big Wall Project Myriad Worlds at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 2011.
1996 Cibachrome photographs cut into myriad pieces, metal pins. 1600 mm diameter. Exhibited at the Wellington City Gallery, Wellington for The World Over/De Wereld Bollen, curators Dorine Mignot and Wystan Curnow, 1996. Appeared on the back cover of Photofile magazine, Sydney, 1996. Reproduced in Wystan Curnow’s essay “Mapping and the Expanded Field of Contemporary Art” in Mappings, Reaktion… View Article
1993 R3 colour photographic print, dimensions to fit theAuckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki window facing Wellesley Street. 1993 was the centenary celebration of Women’s suffrage in New Zealand and only women artists were shown in the window space, then used for on-site installations.
1992 Cast aluminium Eiffel Towers, metal pins in feet. Installation dimensions variable. First exhibited in The Boundary Rider, 9th Biennale of Sydney, curator Anthony Bond, 1992-93. Also in the group exhibition Alter/Image: Feminism and Representation in New Zealand, Wellington City Gallery and Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. Curators Deborah Lawler-Dormer and Christina Barton, 1993.
1992 Acrylic and enamel on wood and hardboard. Each piece 400 x 400 x 70 mm. First exhibited as part of solo exhibition Among the Scrabble at the Sue Crockford Gallery, Auckland, 1992. Small publication for the exhibition included writing by Anna Miles and the artist. Private collection.
1992 Acrylic and enamel on wood and hardboard. Each piece 400 x 400 x 70 mm. Part of Scrabble series Included in the solo exhibition A E I O U at Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch. A second suite of Scrabble series works were shown at the Sue Crockford Gallery as part of the solo exhibition Among the Scrabble,… View Article