Category: 2019 Exhibition
BENTLEY / MCNEIL / WALTON / I Lean You My Support

24th July- 10 August
Opening 6pm 24th July

“There is nothing inherently unusual about the notion of not working while at work; people commonly look at Facebook on their phones or seek other distractions during work hours… “[But] appearing as if you’re doing nothing is seen as a threat to the general working order of the company”” (How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy, Jenny Odell).

I Lean You My Support is a group show by three artists that engages with the idea of teamwork in business environments: sharing ideas, problem solving and working together.
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Working Together Can Lead to a Miraculous 
Outcome

A Review of I Lean You My Support
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Ardit Hoxha – Solidaritet/Solidarity

Solidaritet/Solidarity
3rd – 20th July
Ardit Hoxha

Solidaritet/Solidarity takes its name from a former social housing complex in Kosovo, where Ardit Hoxha and his family resided in the late 1990s. Displaced by the ethnic cleansing that characterised the collapse of Yugoslavia and its subsequent wars, Hoxha now revists this site, its contradictions and its utopian visions, constructing a narrative of red nostalgia. 
The show is accompanied by a publication including the written work of Vanessa Cole and Ardit Hoxha. Designed by Bardhi Haliti. 
Made possible by the generous support of Creative New Zealand and RM Gallery

Amy Unkovich – Gathered Vernacular

12-29 June 2019
Amy Unkovich is an Auckland based artist. She works primarily with materials associated with construction and renovation. Amy makes architectonic sculptural installations that use colour and tactility to play with notions of interior treatments and architectural tropes.

Mark Schroder – GOLDKORP

GOLDKORP
22 May – 7 June
Mark Schroder

WE HAVE REVIEWED THE SYSTEM OF INTERNAL CONTROLS OPERATED BY THE RELEVANT DEPARTMENT OF THE COMPANY AND CARRIED OUT SUCH TESTS AS WE HAVE CONSIDERED NECESSARY. FROM OUR EXAMINATIONS WE ARE OF THE OPINION THAT THE RELEVANT DEPARTMENT OF THE COMPANY HAS PROPERLY MAINTAINED THE BALANCE FOR THE MONTH OF [DATE].

GOLDKORP repurposes RM as head office of a confident and seemingly sophisticated gold holdings company.

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Mark Schroder creates amalgam-installations of aspiration and disappointment. Recent projects include: it’s only a scratch, play_station, Wellington, 2018 and NEW GOLD MOUNTAIN, Blue Oyster Art Project Space, Dunedin, 2018.

Photos by Sam Hartnett.

Nicholete Brocchi – It’s not a move it is a Transition

17th April – 11th May

It’s not a move it is a Transition investigates the privatization of correctional facilities in Aotearoa. Working from a removed position the exhibition draws on the connections to the justice system in Australia, and the relation homelessness and drug addiction have to incarceration.

The ongoing project is concerned with how current legal systems reduce a person to a set of criminal actions, individualizing and moralizing systemic issues. This process fails to take into consideration the heightened and targeted rates of incarceration amongst marginalized members of the community. It’s not a move it is a Transition reverses the process of current legal systems onto the viewer, asking them to take a position on the conditions of correctional facilities in Aotearoa.

Accompanying essay by Just Speak

Emerita Baik – I love more than two loves

I love more than two loves
Emerita Baik

27th March – 13 April

I Love More Than Two Loves is a solo exhibition by Emerita Baik. The tactile sculptures manifest the intangible experiences of people living with a language barrier. Baik explores traditional Korean quilting technique, Nubi as well as western quilting techniques to articulate the hybridisation of cultures. Within this, fabrics drawn from the everyday, such as bedsheets, shower curtains, blankets are juxtaposed with traditional Korean fabric, Ramie. The mark making on the surface responds to experiences of estrangement, challenging the familiar perceptions of the everyday through materiality.

Generously sponsored by The Fabric Store, Wellington.

Image credit: Hendrix Watson

David Cooper, Claudia Dunes, Rainer Weston & James Wylie: Sometime, someday, when all is said and done

Sometime, someday, when all is said and done, a group show with David Cooper, Claudia Dunes, Rainer Weston & James Wylie.
March 6- March 23rd 2019.

That thing which you have seen and know intimately. Which helped form a part of your understanding of how things work. Despite the fact that you are aware it’s just a fabrication and not real, it’s still here – there’s just no linearity or narrative to it. The work is earnest, it just feels a little more cynical. You know how it ends. But it doesn’t. Ah! Un effomdement d’egos!

Sometime, someday, when all is said and done is a group exhibition of video, sculpture and painting. A sequel of sorts to the artist’s recent group exhibition ‘fine moon, poor tuning’ at Wellington’s Meanwhile gallery last July.

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