In 1986 gay sex was decriminalized in Aotearoa. The Bill marks the 30th anniversary of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill. The group exhibition brings together artists who were born into a legal system where LGBT identities were illegitimate, and who, throughout their careers have witnessed changes that are part of an on-going global transformation. The Bill sets out to generate new perspectives on the history of queer identity in Aotearoa.
Cross street Arcade
Design & Contemporary Arts lecturers Paul Woodruffe and Bobby Hung from Unitec Institute of Technology will be showcasing the work of the Bachelor of Creative Enterprise students. In addition to this, live street art and graffiti will take place outside the venue.
Cnr of K Road & Edinburgh Street
Artist Zoe Crook (NZ) will entirely pad CORNER in upholstery, contrasting associations of soft dreamy environments with the feel of harsh spaces of confinement.
Vienna-based NZ artist Signe Rose visits Auckland this summer with a suitcase packed with selected works by artists in her current context around Vienna and nearby cities to share IRL.
Longtime and prolific participant in the Wellington music scene, Gerard Crewdson presents an exhibition of works on Paper and Sound at the Audio Foundation for the first time.
Canapé Canopy is an outdoor art project space based in Auckland, New Zealand. Initiated and co-organised by Daphne Simons and Mark O'Donnell, it focuses on showing temporary and experimental art practises from both local and international artists. Projects run for approximately 2 weeks.
TÜR presents a collection of copper enamel vessels from Taiwanese maker Jo Lu, and new works from in-house artists.
in Collaboration with Gerald Friedrich Spelsberg
As part of THE BILL programme Artspace presents two forms of performance by Berlin based, American artist and musician Black Cracker, in collaboration with Berlin based art director/designer Gerald Friedrich Spelsberg (GFS). Rather than any form of image making or a visual reference, in this project Artspace develops a sound based production that aims to extend our imagination and rediscover our landscape through another contemporary voice. Artspace is interested in not only connecting with another potential audience, but also utilises a new form of event that we have not considered yet; a hip hop gig.
Neck of the Woods
A collection of 10 short films by some of New Zealand’s most creative filmmakers, set on New Zealand’s most iconic street.
VIEW FROM West Terrace or the K Road Overbridge
Have the pink and white terraces returned, changed into bicycles and danced? Not quite. But the Velociteers will perform on the beautiful Te Ara I Whiti, celebrating the illuminating life and creativity of David Bowie.
Roving from K Road to CBD
A descendant of the Muiscas tribe in Colombia, Ovalle has a profound respect for the tribe’s connection with the Earth and the land, which has also greatly inspired his philosophy. The connection between the land and culture is a theme that permeates his artwork. Each piece Ovalle creates tells a story that links back to his indigenous roots and combines influences from Maori and Pacific Island culture.
La Gonda Arcade, Karangahape
Nick Von K[mailto:email@example.com] curates a street catwalk show all about a spaceman exploring new frontiers in space, surrounded by the stars. Endorphins of passion and excitement flow through his blood, like glitter in his veins. He is trailed by a procession of graceful and glittering followers each adorned with a larger than life sized version of the latest Nick Von K jewellery collection.