The Social Life of Things


exhibition Details

What value do objects hold? As things are exchanged and come in and out of our lives, they take on 'social lives' - the meanings that we give them.

The images in this exhibition, by some of New Zealand's leading photographers and taken across the last five decades, invite you to reflect on the world of things. Explore the range of cultural, symbolic and personal relations to be found in this constellation of photographs.

Includes work by Bill Culbert, Marti Friedlander, Fiona Pardington, Michael Parekowhai, Yvonne Todd and many others.

Part of the New Zealand Art: Insights and Connections series of exhibitions drawn from our collection

Curated by
Zara Stanhope, Julia Waite
Ground level
Free entry

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