January 25, 2021

Celebrating Yuki Kihara

Pātaka hosts Yuki Kihara, for evening of art, wine and food. To kick off 2021, Pātaka is hosting a gala cocktail event to celebrate the work of renowned international artist Yuki Kihara, Aotearoa New Zealand’s representative at the 59th International […]
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 […]
February 24, 2020

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 […]
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, […]
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 […]