Melissa Macleod: stones, soil, silt and bones
An essay on Melissa Macleod's exhibition and practice written by Gwynneth Porter. Melissa Macleod: stones, soil, sand, silt and bones is on display in WHAKAARI from 23 November 2023 - 22 January 2024.
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Abhi Chinniah: Art That Lives Here
A reflection by academic Emma Sadera, on Abhi Chinniah's exhibition, A Migrant's Path. WHAKAARI | 29 September - 19 November 2023.
Stone Moves, an interview with Miranda Bellamy and Amanda Fauteux
An interview with artists Miranda Bellamy and Amanda Fauteux, whose exhibition Stone Moves is exhibiting in WHAKAARI from 15 April 2023 - 16 June 2023.
Other frequencies: a response to Stone Moves
An essay on Miranda Bellamy & Amanda Fauteux's exhibition Stone Moves written by Curator of Art at Hocken Collections, Hope Wilson. Stone Moves is on display in Te Atamira's Whakaari gallery from 15 April 2023 - 16 June 2023.
Exchange and the making of meaning: Cindy Huang
An interview with Cindy Huang, who is showing her ceramic-based installation in WHAKAARI from 28 January 2023 - 29 March 2023.
Tread Carefully, Something Precious is Underfoot: Cindy Huang
An essay on Cindy Huang's exhibition written by Erin Lee. Cindy Huang's exhibition is on display from 28 January 2023 - 29 March 2023.
The Secret Poet: Shane Woolridge
An interview with Arrowtown Sculptor Shane Woolridge who is showing his work 'Until the Last Drop' from 5 December 2022 - 24 January 2023.
Pushing the boundaries of science, art and activism: Mandy Barker
An interview with British photographer Mandy Barker, who is showing her photographic series SHELF-LIFE at Te Atamira from 5 December 2022 - 24 January 2023.
If you can cry, you can sing: Margaret O'Hanlon
Interview with Te Atamira resident artist Margaret O'Hanlon, who is a singer, teacher, choir leader, musical theatre director as well as a tireless supporter and promoter of the performing arts across the region.
Pressure, surface, tension: Kyla Cresswell, Emma Kitson and Kim Lowe
An interview with Kyla Cresswell, Emma Kitson and Kim Lowe, who are showing their print-based work in the exhibition Ko Murihiku Tōku Whaea | Southern Mother at Te Atamira from 6 August – 14 September 2022.
OPEN STUDIO: Kaiwhakairo Steve Solomon
Between 14 July and the beginning of August, Te Atamira was honoured to host kaiwhakairo Steve Solomon - a wood carver from Murihiku | Southland who is currently artist-in-residence at Remarkables Park. Here is a short guide to some of the work on display.
Happy accidents: Jasmine Clark
A few words with Jasmine Clark during her Open Studio at Te Atamira - June 2022.
Ethics of respect, team work and creative thinking: Kay Turner
Interview with jeweller, costume designer and recently elected president of the Queenstown Art Society, Kay Turner.
Energy is my source: Sunny Sky
Interview with Te Atamira resident artist and Epic Living director Sunny Sky.
See emotions for the fleetingness of what they truly are: Anna Stuart
Interview with Anna Stuart - founder-director of the dance school DEVOS and resident artist at Te Atamira.