May 23, 2019

Call for proposals: NZ at Venice 2021

Creative New Zealand invites proposals for the official New Zealand presentation at the 59th La Biennale di Venezia – Venice Biennale 2021. As New Zealand’s 10th official presentation at the Biennale the most prestigious event on the international contemporary visual […]
May 14, 2019

An abundance of loss – Lead Curator Zara Stanhope on Post hoc

With the 58th Venice Biennale opening this week, art platform Contemporary HUM asked Dr Zara Stanhope, Lead Curator of Post hoc, for an introduction to the New Zealand exhibition by this year’s selected artist Dane Mitchell, and to contextualise it […]
May 9, 2019

New Zealand’s pavilion opens in Venice with Dane Mitchell’s ‘Post hoc’

New Zealand’s pavilion at the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia featuring Dane Mitchell’s Post hoc, was officially opened in Venice this morning (NZ time). At the heart of Post hoc, is the materialisation of 260 individually […]
April 24, 2019
Post hoc Map

New Zealand artist to broadcast lists of millions of bygone things across Venice

From May 8, Dane Mitchell’s multi-site artwork Post hoc will broadcast lists of millions of disappeared or bygone things across Venice from the New Zealand Pavilion for the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, the world’s largest […]
April 17, 2019

Contemporary HUM: An interview with Dame Jenny Gibbs

Newly published on art platform Contemporary HUM, HUM’s own editor Pauline Autet speaks with Dame Jenny Gibbs about the forthcoming Venice Biennale and Dane Mitchell’s project for the prestigious international exhibition. As the commissioner of the New Zealand pavilion in […]
April 10, 2019

Farewell Bill Culbert (1935-2019). Kua hinga te totara haemata o te wao tapu a Tāne

Bill was our artist for the 55th Venice Biennale in 2013. It was only the sixth time New Zealand had shown officially at this mega-biennale — and he did us proud. New Zealand’s Commissioner for the 55th Biennale, Jenny Harper, […]