October 25, 2019

What’s it printing?

Brook Konia (Ngāti Porou Tuwhakairiora), the fifth Attendant for the New Zealand pavilion, reflects on his time in Venice showing visitors through Post hoc at the Biennale Arte 2019. Working at the New Zealand pavilion has me positioned inside the library of […]
September 23, 2019

Trees and Peripheries

Moya Lawson, the fourth Attendant for the New Zealand pavilion, reflects on her time in Venice showing visitors through Post hoc at the Biennale Arte 2019.   Venice is a Biennale city. The term ‘biennial’ is somewhat misleading given that […]
September 16, 2019
Photo credit: Scott Lowe

Biennale Arte 2021: New Zealand’s artist and curator announced

The Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa is pleased to announce interdisciplinary artist Yuki Kihara as New Zealand’s artist for the 59th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia presented in 2021. Yuki is renowned for delving into […]
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
Benny Chan taking over duties from previous Exhibition Attendant, Hope Wilson

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 […]