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Philip Dadson, Short and Medium Radio Wave Piece, 1974 restaged by contemporary sound artists
Philip Dadson, Short and Medium Radio Wave Piece, 1974 restaged by contemporary...

8–9.30pm

Join us on the final weekend of Groundswell: Avant-Garde Auckland 1971-79 for a series of performances, talks and discussion.

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The Single Object: Humphrey Ikin with Wallace Chapman
The Single Object: Humphrey Ikin with Wallace Chapman

6.30pm–9.30pm

$25 + fees Book now

Presented by Objectspace, The Single Object series sees Wallace Chapman, broadcaster and host of The Panel on Radio New Zealand, interview a range of guests about six objects that are important to them, providing a personal insight into how the world can be seen and understood through material culture.

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BWB Winter Talk Series: The e-Tangata Storytellers
BWB Winter Talk Series: The e-Tangata Storytellers

3pm

Free

The online Sunday magazine e-Tangata tells Māori and Pasifika stories about people and issues of significance to all New Zealanders. The storytellers you’ll meet are Tapu Misa, Dale Husband, Moana Maniapoto, Māmari Stephens and Stacey Morrison. They’ll talk a little about e-Tangata and what they are working to achieve; and they are keen to hear what you would like to read in the future.

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Ken Crossan and Goran Paladin: The New Zealand Home
Ken Crossan and Goran Paladin: The New Zealand Home

3pm

Free

We love our homes, but what do we know about their heritage? The New Zealand Home, a popular TV One series, sees architect Ken Crosson guide radio sports host Goran Paladin through whare, state housing, and sophisticated and significant homes. During this special talk, Ken and Goran will describe what they learned as they travelled through New Zealand, and draw on their knowledge of New Zealand’s housing history to provide insights into where they believe the future of residential architecture in New Zealand might lie.

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After hours talk: Susan Bright
After hours talk: Susan Bright

6pm

Free

Taking the format of the BBC Radio 4 show Desert Island Discs curator and writer Susan Bright’s talk will take eight images that have influenced her thinking and approach to photography.

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BWB Winter Talk Series: He Whakaputanga and Te Tiriti o Waitangi
BWB Winter Talk Series: He Whakaputanga and Te Tiriti o Waitangi

3pm

Free

He Whakaputanga/The Declaration of Independence, signed between 1835 and 1839, was a  powerful assertion of mana and rangatiratanga. It was followed in 1840 by Te Tiriti o Waitangi/the Treaty of Waitangi, signed in 1840 by 540 rangatira around the country. Talking with Mihingarangi Forbes, Dr Aroha Harris, Dame Claudia Orange and Morgan Godfery discuss the significance of these two New Zealand documents – and the people who signed them.

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Pacific Sisters present 'Fresh Flashbacks'
Pacific Sisters present 'Fresh Flashbacks'

Screening Times: 11am–12pm; 12.15pm–1.15pm

FREE

Pacific Sisters present 'Fresh Flashbacks'

Screening Times: 11am–12pm; 12.15pm–1.15pm

FREE

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Easy Listening: Laura Preston and Wystan Curnow – After documenta, the exhibition review
Easy Listening: Laura Preston and Wystan Curnow – After documenta, the exhibitio...

6pm

Free – no bookings

Last year while based in Athens for documenta 14, Laura Preston began a conversation with Wystan Curnow about the relationship of art and place. In Auckland, they continue this discussion by reviewing a number of recent exhibitions, both in Europe and in Aotearoa New Zealand, to consider the importance of art criticism and the issues of writing about art.

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Panel Discussion: Out of Time
Panel Discussion: Out of Time

3-4pm

Join exhibition curator Natasha Conland with exhibiting artists Fiona Clark and Philip Dadson, critic Wystan Curnow and art historian Christina Barton on how the avant-garde of the 1970s fit within the mainstream of New Zealand art.

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Jim Allen, ‘Parangole Capes’, from Contact, 1974
Jim Allen, ‘Parangole Capes’, from Contact, 1974

11am–1pm

Join us on the final weekend of Groundswell: Avant-Garde Auckland 1971-79 for a series of performances, talks and discussion.

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Kieran Lyons, Superimpression, 1974
Kieran Lyons, Superimpression, 1974

10am–3pm

Join us on the final weekend of Groundswell: Avant-Garde Auckland 1971-79 for a series of performances, talks and discussion.

Artworks

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Radio
Radio

James Boswell

Production date
Unknown
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
368 x 258 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1940
Accession no
1940/3/11
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The Radio
The Radio

Philip Clairmont

Production date
circa 1972
Medium
oil on jute canvas
Size (h x w)
1545 x 987 x 48 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1984
Accession no
C1994/1/132
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Man with a transistor radio
Man with a transistor radio

Glenn Busch

Production date
1973
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
178 x 127 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1974
Accession no
1974/48/5
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Whangarei, 1982
Whangarei, 1982

Ans Westra

Production date
1984
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
298 x 303 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1997
Accession no
1997/27/20
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Ruatoria
Ruatoria

Ans Westra

Production date
1963
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
370 x 290 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with assistance from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1976
Accession no
1976/14/1
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Hoani Waititi Marae, Auckland, 1980
Hoani Waititi Marae, Auckland, 1980

Ans Westra

Production date
1984
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
287 x 303 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1997
Accession no
1997/27/14
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Signal Station, Devonport
Signal Station, Devonport

Edward Payton

Production date
1893
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
282 x 380 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Old Colonist's Museum, 1924
Accession no
1924/3/3
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Brian Boru Hotel, Thames, New Zealand
Brian Boru Hotel, Thames, New Zealand

John Fields

Production date
1975
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
197 x 130 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1976
Accession no
1976/49/2
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Man Sunbathing
Man Sunbathing

Bruce Foster

Production date
1976
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
162 x 240 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1977
Accession no
1977/44/2
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