February 21, 2017
Captain James Cook and his John Shelton clock – Lisa Reihana, detail in Pursuit of Venus [infected] 2015–17 Ultra HD video, colour, sound, 64 min.

Global arts and science unite in unique sponsorship for Lisa Reihana exhibition at Biennale Arte 2017 in Venice

The world’s most eminent scientific academy is supporting New Zealand’s presentation by Lisa Reihana at the Biennale Arte 2017 in Venice. The Royal Society UK – which played a vital role in Aotearoa New Zealand’s early history – is sponsoring Lisa Reihana: Emissaries in […]
February 1, 2017
Still taken from video artwork “in Pursuit of Venus [infected]” depicting Joseph Banks in conversation with a Tahitian Chief and wife, meanwhile an agitated English sailor receives a traditional Polynesian tattoo.

Lisa Reihana and Rhana Devenport in conversations at Allpress Studio

Admired arts luminaries discuss everything from Venus to Venice at intimate event, 21 February Lovers of good conversation and great coffee are invited to the Allpress Studio in Auckland on Tuesday 21 February for an exclusive event with two of […]
December 19, 2016

New Zealand at Venice selects Exhibition Attendants for 2017

Author: Jude Chambers We are delighted to announce our Exhibition Attendants for Lisa Reihana: Emissaries in 2017. With over 75 applications for the positions this year, choosing the attendants was a big job, especially given the high standard of applicants. […]
September 27, 2016

Sponsorship announced for Lisa Reihana exhibition at 2017 Venice Biennale

Allpress Espresso has confirmed it will sponsor New Zealand’s presentation by Lisa Reihana at the 2017 Venice Art Biennale. With roasteries in Auckland, Dunedin, Sydney, Melbourne, London and Tokyo, Allpress has a global reach and sees support for the exhibition […]
September 27, 2016

Four artists announced for the Walters Prize 2016

Four outstanding artists nominated for 2016 Walters Prize. “The Walters Prize is dedicated to presenting the very best of New Zealand contemporary art and the exhibition is on at Auckland Art Gallery from Saturday 16 July to Sunday 30 October, […]
September 15, 2016

Jacqueline Fraser, The Making of L’eclisse 2016

In her ninth solo exhibition at Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Jacqueline Fraser presents a series of vignettes. Through the playful collage of wigs, ribbons, luxury French textiles and backlit photographs, Fraser proposes a 2016 version of the original 1962 film L’Eclisse […]