Image courtesy of Deidre Brown.

Image courtesy of Deidre Brown.

Deidre Brown

Monica Brewster Evening
  • Tue 13 Jul 2021
  • 6—8PM
  • Govett-Brewster Art Gallery / Len Lye Centre
  • Students with ID free
  • Friends $10 | General $15
  • Refreshments provided | All welcome
  • Booking essential

Professor Deidre Brown (Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Kahu) teaches design and history in the School of Architecture at the University of Auckland and is currently Head of the School.

Her specialist teaching, supervisory and research interests are in the fields of Māori and Pacific art and architectural history, and the broader discipline of Indigenous design. She has written several books, including the multi-authored Art in Oceania: A new history (2012) and Māori Architecture (2009), and curated several exhibitions in galleries around the country.

Deidre has belonged to boards of governance for organisations such as Objectspace, The Physics Room and the Christchurch Arts Centre and she has been a Governor of the Arts Foundation of New Zealand. She is currently completing a comprehensive history of Māori art with Associate Professor Ngarino Ellis and contributions from the late Professor Jonathan Mane-Wheoki for publication in late 2021/early 2022.

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