Simon Mark Puglia 2014

Simon Mark – Chance Encounters

26 February-6 April 2015

Simon Mark’s photographs explore the aesthetic possibilities inherent in chance encounters, seeking to capture the eruption of contradiction in representations of the real.

Current Exhibitions
Trench at Gallipoli, circa 1915 detail

Porirua Anzacs at Gallipoli

2 April–3 May 2015

This exhibition honours the memories of those young men (and women) from the Porirua area who served on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey between April and December 1915.

Current Exhibitions
Tim Veling Sapporo White 2012

IMAGINE ASIA: New Zealand artists respond to contemporary Asia

February 22 – 17 May 2015

Since 2007 the Asia New Zealand Foundation has run a programme of residency opportunities in Asia for emerging and mid-career New Zealand artists. An exhibition of works by artists who have benefitted from these residencies will be opened at Pataka Art + Museum in early 2015 as part of the Asia New Zealand Foundation’s 20th anniversary celebrations.

Current Exhibitions
Soldier Four 2013 detail

Paul McLachlan – Home Ground

22 Feb – 17 May 2015

The ten portraits of young men in military uniform that make up Paul McLachlan’s Home Ground series are based on marble statues of soldiers which were carved in Italy, and erected throughout New Zealand to commemorate the Great War.

Current Exhibitions
Tungaru the Kiribati project 2014 (installation detail) Mangere Arts Centre, Auckland, photo by Sam Hartnett

Chris Charteris / Jeff Smith– Tungaru: the Kiribati project

21 March – 31 May 2015

Tungaru: The Kiribati Project is a creative collaboration between artists Chris Charteris and Jeff Smith incorporating free-standing sculpture, wall mounted assemblages, photography and interactive video.

Current Exhibitions