Exhibition Archive — 2019
Open Window – Shannon Novak: Sub Rosa
Transforming the Gallery’s exterior window space into a historical scene of intimacy, Novak expands the moment with elements of fantasy, conflating the experience of secrecy and fear with the notions of openness and safety.
Projection Series #13: Suspended Agency, An Installation by Peter Wareing
Suspended Agency is a video installation by New Zealander Peter Wareing and the 13th edition in the Govett-Brewster’s Projection Series.
Duration 73 min. (approx)
Open Collection: He Rere Ke – Different Pathways
Each artist has created a work as a visual record of, or response to, describe something they've found intensely moving. While having a strong local application, this selection can be collectively read to generate a narrative leading to wider conversations about social interaction and understanding.
Len Lye: Art That Moves
The desire to explore movement and light was a focus of Lye’s work throughout his career as a filmmaker, painter and visionary.
Mikala Dwyer: Earthcraft
Earthcraft is a work by Australian artist Mikala Dwyer commissioned for the Len Lye Centre’s East Ramp. Dwyer works across installation, sculpture and performance to explore notions of time, space and reality, drawing ideas from science, architecture and the occult.
Nicolás Paris: ko ngā herenga kei waenga i a tātou, lo que nos une, what connects us
Colombian artist Nicolás Paris transforms exhibition spaces into sites of experimentation and exchange.
Reuben Paterson: The Golden Bearing
A life-size, gold-glittered rustling tree takes root at The Founders Lawn, Pukeiti. Artist Reuben Paterson investigates the play of light on sculptural form in the beauty of our natural environments through this visually stunning work.
Len Lye: No Trouble
No Trouble demonstrates the range and depth of the Len Lye Foundation collection and archive, showcasing recent acquisitions alongside many rarely exhibited documents and artworks.