May 27, 2020

New dates for the Biennale Arte

Last week, news reached us that the Venice Biennale Arte has been postponed to 2022 due to COVID-19, and will now take place from 23 April to 27 November 2022. Despite the set-back, Creative New Zealand is fully committed and […]
November 27, 2019

Nostalgia and connection

Erin McFarlane, our final attendant to look after Post hoc at the Biennale Arte 2019, writes about her time in Venice, including experiencing the unprecedented Acqua Alta in the final days of the Biennale. One of the most fascinating things […]
November 13, 2019

Post hoc tour with Dane Mitchell 23 November

Join Artist Dane Mitchell and contributing writer Dr Stephen Turner on a final walking tour of Post hoc at the New Zealand pavilion at the Biennale Arte 2019. To create Post hoc Dane Mitchell researched 260 types of extinct, disappeared, […]
August 13, 2019

The Pavilion in Summer

The New Zealand pavilion’s third Attendant at the Biennale Arte 2019, James Hope, blogs about his summer in Venice.   I arrived in Venice in mid-July, on average the hottest month of the year, so I have been able to […]
July 11, 2019

Making connections at the New Zealand Pavilion

Benny Chan is the second Attendant for the New Zealand pavilion at the Biennale Arte 2019. Benny blogs about the interactions he’s had during his time in Venice.   It’s always nice to hear people greeting me with “Kia ora,” […]
July 2, 2019

On Venice, vernissage and the vaporetto

Hope Wilson, our first attendant for Dane Mitchell’s Post hoc exhibition for the Biennale Arte 2019 reflects on the Vernissage and her time in Venice in her blog: During Vernissage week, as one of my many duties, I was inducted […]