Artspace News

Tim Wagg: Artspace/Artists Alliance Research Intern

Friday, 5 December 2014 4:17:48 p.m.

  Artspace is partnering with the Artists Alliance to offer a number of three month Research Internships that will provide input and support towards realising specific projects to be developed throughout 2015. The first research internship will be undertaken by Tim Wagg, and will run until March 2015. A call for applications for than next research internship will be made in the New Year.   This initial internship is offered in collaboration with Billy Apple, who Tim will provide... Read more »

Louisa Afoa: Artspace/Tautai Education Intern 2015

Friday, 5 December 2014 4:08:45 p.m.

  Artspace is thrilled to have Louisa Afoa join us as the 2015 Artspace/Tautai Education Intern.   The role is the third in the series of internships offered in association with Tautai Contemporary Pacific Arts Trust, initiated to develop an education programme for Artspace that encourages interaction with local schools, and primary, secondary and tertiary students in Auckland, with particular emphasis on reaching and engaging Pacific students at these institutions.   ... Read more »

Henry Davidson: Artspace Curatorial Assistant 2015

Friday, 5 December 2014 4:00:00 p.m.

  We are delighted that Henry Davidson is joining the Artspace team as the newest Curatorial Assistant.  Henry is an emerging curator with experience working in a range of contemporary art environments that encompass varying approaches to exhibition making and working with artists. Artspace staff members Misal Adnan Yildiz, Anna Gardner and Amelia Hitchcock and Artspace Board Member Richard Maloy made up the selection panel who recognised that Henry’s high level of... Read more »

ARTSPACE welcomes new director

Friday, 24 October 2014 6:58:20 p.m.

Photo by Fabian Schewe (work behind: Erdag Aksel's "A Calculated Loss of Memory- Stuttgart" 2014 as part the exhibition "Life of Objects" Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, 2014).   In early November Artspace will welcome its new Director Misal Adnan Yildiz.   Originally from Turkey, Yildiz comes to Artspace directly from the role of Artistic Director of Künstlerhaus Stuttgart Germany, which he has held since 2011. During his time there his major projects... Read more »

to and fro, curated by Amelia Hitchcock

Tuesday, 1 July 2014 10:52:10 a.m.

  Artspace is proud to announce to and fro curated by Amelia Hitchcock as the culmination of her one-year curatorial training position with Artspace. For the duration of to and fro the Artspace gallery will be populated with the performative practices, of Hana Aoake, Darcell Apelu, Audrey Baldwin, Julia Croucher, Sean Curham, Virginia Kennard, Zahra Killeen-Chance, val smith, and Alexa Wilson with side projects by Robert Carter and Kelly McDowell. The artists will participate in a... Read more »

James Beckett Dowsing Schools radio programmes

Friday, 30 May 2014 12:37:44 p.m.

Radio programmes 3:30pm Tuesday 10 June 3:30pm Tuesday 17 June On AFM   88.3FM central Auckland City or online via:   Artspace presents two radio programmes compiled by artist James Beckett, which expand the exhibition Dowsing Schools: Preliminary Findings and Corresponding Survey Kit.   Dowsing, or water divining, exists at the threshold between science and a pagan procedure; it uses special bifurcated sticks or rods to find... Read more »

Staying alive, report into private sector funding opportunities for small-scale visual arts organisations in New Zealand

Monday, 26 May 2014 11:55:06 a.m.

Artspace is very pleased to release a report into private funding opportunities for small to medium scale visual arts organisations in New Zealand. Against the backdrop of reduced public funding for visual arts organisations, Artspace Director Caterina Riva recognised the need for further exploration into and development of funding opportunities from the private sector in New Zealand. ... Read full press release   Read more »

James Beckett Dowsing Schools

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 10:49:23 a.m.

Download full press release   James Beckett (b. Zimbabwe) is an artist, musician and occasional curator currently based in Amsterdam. His research based practice focuses on industrial and other social histories. Like an archaeologist, the artist excavates material cultures, uncovering objects and ephemera. These ‘poor objects’ are assembled and presented using museological display mechanisms to provide an emotive and illogical review of history. His exhibition for... Read more »

Chartwell Stairwell 2014/15 commissions announced

Tuesday, 18 March 2014 12:00:00 p.m.

    The 2014-15 Chartwell Stairwell Commission has been awarded to individual projects by Julian Priest and Daphne Simons. The commissioning panel composed of Sue Gardiner and Rob Gardiner from The Chartwell Trust, artist Alex Monteith, and Artspace’s curatorial team Caterina Riva and Amelia Hitchcock, was impressed by the diversity and quality of the submissions received, and extend thanks to all those who applied. The two selected proposals stood out from the rest as poetic... Read more »

Artspace appoints 2013/2014 Curatorial Assistant

Monday, 2 September 2013 1:13:51 p.m.

Artspace is pleased to announce Amelia Hitchcock as the recipient of the 2013/2014 Curatorial Assistant role.   Amelia begins her internship this week, she comes to the role with both an academic and artistic background. She was awarded this coveted learning position out of an impressive range of talented applicants. Artspace Director Caterina Riva says "I was impressed by Amelia's ability to answer all the questions of the interview with intuition and sensibility. I am excited to... Read more »

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