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Objectspace exhibition: Object Shift, re-positioning objects in two dimensions

26 May 2014

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For this exhibition, Objectspace delves into the two dimensional world of paintings, photographs and prints made by six contemporary artists: Kushana Bush, Elaine Campaner (Australia), Graham Fletcher, Georgie Hill, Marian Maguire, and Neil Pardington.

Object Shift brings together works that locate objects into new contexts. By representing both real and fictional objects away from their expected environments, the artists in this exhibition activate new readings about how we engage with “things” and the ways in which objects can relate to each other. Together, the works consider how exchange, arrangements and context function to grant meaning to objects. Depicting objects in unusual combinations and imagined or rarely-glimpsed spaces, these works invite viewers to re-imagine the significance of objects. 

Accompanying the exhibition will be free online publication written by curator Ioana Gordon-Smith.

 

Public programme:

Shifting objects on to the page: writing workshop with Tessa Laird 12 July 2014.

Still life: photography workshop with Janet Lilo 19 July 2014

Time and details for both days to be confirmed.

 

Exhibition details:

What: Object Shift exhibition

Where: Objectspace, 8 Ponsonby Rd, Auckland 

When: 21 June – 2 August 2014

Gallery hours:  Mon – Sat, 10am – 5pm. Free admission.

 

For more information, images or interviews please contact:

Jaqui Knowles, Programme Manager, Objectspace

P: (09) 376-6216 

E: jaqui@objectspace.org.nz

www.objectspace.org.nz