August 26, 2016

Simon Denny: the artist explaining blockchain with Pokémon

Simon Denny’s exhibition Blockchain Future States opened on 8th September at Petzel Gallery in New York City. To break it down, Denny has created an exhibition that explains blockchain through games – specifically the Risk board game and Pokémon cartoons. […]
July 6, 2016
Installation View, Carl Freedman Gallery, London, 2016

Michael Stevenson at Carl Freedman

Signs & Wonders connects aviation, modern Pentecostal movements, education, and simulation software, inciting the viewer to consider the global distribution of technology and belief. Our personal experience of this exhibition, as with much of Stevenson’s work involves the discovery of […]
June 13, 2016

A conversation with Judy Millar

“Working from either her clifftop residence on Auckland’s west coast, or a studio in Berlin, Millar is developing a series of projects over the next year…. Kate Brettkelly-Chalmers visited Millar in her west Auckland studio where she looked at photographs […]
May 1, 2016

Simon Denny Business Insider exhibit at WIELS

“WIELS presents the first solo exhibition in Belgium of Simon Denny (b. 1982, New Zealand). In his work, Denny explores power, politics and aesthetics. With a critical eye, he unpicks the structures that shape our lives, be they governmental, corporate, […]
March 30, 2016

A conversation with Francis Upritchard

“Francis Upritchard’s artistic lexicon is perhaps best known for her curious, and at times disconcerting, small-scale figurative sculptures which in their fantastical forms also embody a constellation of historical and contemporary references. These figures inhabit a universe whereby imagination and […]
March 21, 2016
Outside view of Tesa dell'Isolotto. An old, long brick building, with craved archways cut into the right side of the building.

New Zealand’s venue announced for 2017 Venice Biennale

An historic naval warehouse in the heart of the Arsenale exhibition district will be the venue for Lisa Reihana’s media-based exhibition at the Venice Art Biennale in 2017. The New Zealand pavilion will be housed in the Tesa dell’Isolotto, one […]