Tag Archive: map
A artwork in which self-selecting members of the public draw a map of a place they have left behind, however interpreted. Conceived in discussion with Auckland Libraries, participants’ drawings are gifted with their permission to the Sir George Grey Special Collections, MS 2095. First iteration through White Nights, 12 March 2016. Further events via Auckland… View Article
2014 Ink stamp on three tiers of coloured paper. Top sheet approximately 300 x 400 mm. One of an ongoing series featuring New Zealand, the world, Australia and other countries, depending on the stamps owned or available. These stamps were used in schools in both Australia and New Zealand for many decades. Private collection, Australia.
2014 Ink stamp on Sennelier watercolour paper, 360 x 260 mm. One of an ongoing series featuring New Zealand, the world, Australia and other countries, depending on the stamps owned or available. These stamps were used in schools in both Australia and New Zealand for many decades.
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.
2010 Multiple items including new works, collected maps, found objects and printed articles. Brought together for the Big Wall Project at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery. Series curator Aaron Kreisler. New works included the sandblasted mirror work Polar (visible in the main image) and three works on paper, Myriahedral Projections 1-3, and an animated photofile,… View Article
1988 Black and white photocopy on Japanese rice paper. 345 x 480 mm. First exhibited at the Southern Cross Gallery, Wellington. Often reproduced, including on the cover of group exhibition catalogue for Distance Looks Our Way, 1992. Included in group exhibition Cultural Safety: Contemporary Art from New Zealand at Frankfurter Kunstverein and Ludwig Forum, Aachen, curators… View Article
2013 R3 colour photograph, back-mounted onto aluminium. 460 x 650 mm. Exhibited as part of group exhibition Expanded Map at RM Gallery, Auckland, co-curated by James Wylie and Ruth Watson. Part one of Expanded Map was 16 May – 1 June 2013, Part two, including this work, was 9 August – 24 August 2013. The… View Article
2014 Graphite and paint on commercially bought mannequin. Telluric Insurgencies I was entered in the 2014 Wallace Art Awards, winning the Fulbright-Wallace Arts Trust Award. Wallace Arts Trust Collection, Auckland.
2012 Black pastel on paper map, framed. 710 x 710 mm Part of the exhibition Redoubting Antarctica at Two Rooms Gallery, Auckland, 2012.
2012 Carborundum grit and oil paint on canvas on wooden frame, positioned on 14 vintage books (“Historian’s History of the World”, 1908). Map is 1600 mm diameter, installed height from floor including book stack approximately 2000 mm. Part of the exhibition Redoubting Antarctica at Two Rooms Gallery, Auckland, 2012.
2012 Carborundum grit, iron filings and acrylic polymer on canvas. Part of the exhibition Redoubting Antarctica at Two Rooms Gallery, Auckland, 2012.
2012 Black ball point pen ink on paper map, framed. 710 x 710 mm. Part of the exhibition Redoubting Antarctica at Two Rooms Gallery, Auckland, 2012.
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 Graphite on paper. Private collection, New York City.
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.
2005 Waterproof paper laser prints, tiled. Installation between 12000 – 13000 mm (12-13 meters) diameter. Temporary outdoor installation at the Yale-Columbia Observatory, Mt Stromlo, Canberra. Each white dot is a galaxy. Galaxy data from the 2-degree Field Galaxy Redshift survey (2dFGRS) for this project was used with the permission of, and in consultation with, the Research School of Astronomy… View Article
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
2001 Mixed media on board. 350mm x 350 mm Collection of Khoj/Triangle Workshop, New Delhi, India.
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
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.
1991 Acrylic, graphite, photocopies, varnish on linen mesh on wooden frame. 1600 mm diameter. Based on the Fra Mauro world map of 1453. Key work in solo exhibition at the Sue Crockford Gallery, Auckland, 1991. Collection of the University of Auckland, gift of Dame Jenny Gibbs.
1986 Acrylic, photocopies, conte and graphite on tissue paper and gauze. Approximately 2300 mm x 2200 mm. Exhibited as part of Putting the Land on the Map: Art and Cartography in New Zealand since 1840, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, curator Wystan Curnow, 1989. Putting the Land on the Map… toured to seven other national public galleries… View Article
1986 Acrylic paint, wood stain, marine varnish, photocopy, conte, tissue on linen mesh on wood. 2940 mm x 760 mm x 80 mm Exhibited in Shifting Ground, Wellington City Gallery, curator Gregory Burke, 1989. Also in the group exhibition After Dark, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, curator Robert Leonard, 1992. Collection of Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift… View Article
1989 First exhibited in solo show at Southern Cross Gallery, Wellington. Included in group exhibition Cultural Safety: Contemporary Art from New Zealand at Frankfurter Kunstverein and Ludwig Forum, Aachen, curators Gregory Burke and Peter Weiermair, 1995 and 1996 respectively. Collection of Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki.