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, […]
March 11, 2019

New Zealand’s exhibition for Biennale Arte 2019 in Venice to be previewed 8 May

Two years in the making, with a list of millions of disappeared or lost entities, artist Dane Mitchell’s ambitious project for the New Zealand pavilion at the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, Post hoc, is ground […]
March 4, 2019
From left: Dane Mitchell, Benny Chan, James Hope, Moya Lawson, Erin McFarlane, Brook Konia, Hope Wilson.

New Zealand’s exhibition attendants for 2019 Venice Biennale

Welcome to our New Zealand pavilion attendants for Dane Mitchell’s Post hoc exhibition for the Biennale Arte 2019. There was a very high standard of applications this year, and the selection panel had a challenging job selecting the six successful […]