Critical text series
A series of online texts in response to recent exhibitions at Artspace.
Texts by Jon Bywater, Arron Santry, Claudia Arozqueta and Elle Loui August.
Designed by Index
Available free online ►
a hollow action, a room held together by letters
Following the exhibition: Andrew Kennedy, Blaine Western a hollow action, a room held together by letters, 28 November 2013-1 February 2014.
The making do publication follows Chris Berthelsen and Xin Cheng's project at Artspace in May 2014. During a series of walks around the Auckland suburbs the artists and their companions interacted with the city in a pragmatic, generative, and non-goal-oriented manner ►
A: A Brief History of Chess, 2011; Action Replay: Post-Script, 2002; After Killeen: Social Observation in Recent Art, 2001; alt.nature, 1998; Billy Apple, Tales of Gold, 2004; John M. Armleder, 2001; Artificial Life, 1999; Artspace 25th; Autonomous Action, 1999 B: Andrew Barrie, Code, 1999; Olaf Breuning, Group, 2002 C: Come, New Artists Show, 1999; Compelled, New Artists Show, 2005; Critical Text Series, 2013/14; Meg Cranston, Hot Pants in a Cold Cold World, 2008 D: Philip Dadson, Sound Stories, 1999; Dirty Pixels, 2003 E: et al. simultaneous invalidations: second attempt, 2001; Every Cloud Has a Silver Lining: Artspace 25, 2012 F: Cao Fei, Utopia, 2009; Fetus Reproductions, 2002; Flesh and Fruity, New Artists Show, 2001; Folklore: The New Zealanders, 1998; Follow the White Rabbit, New Artists Show, 2003; Fourth Window, 1995 G: Liam Gillick, Why work?, 2010 H: Michael Harrison, Love in the Shadows, 2003; Headway, New Artists Show, 2006; Hermes' lack of words, 2013; Joyce Hinterding, Aeriology, 1995; Gavin Hipkins, The Habitat, 2000; Honestly, New Artists Show, 2002; Zhang Huan, 1999 I: Toyo Ito, Blurring Architecture, 2001 K: Yuk King Tan, 2002 M: making do, 2014; Daniel Malone, A TESTSTRIP Micrograph, 2003; Martini Shot, New Artists Show, 2007; Andrew McLeod, Largess, 2005; Mediatrix, 1993; Dane Mitchell, RADIANT MATTER I/II/III, 2011; Music for Stairwell, 2004 N: NAS pt.1, 2012; N+1 Cultures, 1994; Nostalgia For The Future, 1999 P: Michael Parekowhai, Ten Guitars, 1999; Patterns of Intention, 1998 R: Rapid, 1999; Christina Read, Evidence, 2008; Remember New Zealand, New Zealand at the 26th Sao Paolo Biennal, 2005; John Reynolds, Sumwhr, 2002; Peter Robinson, Ack and Other Abdications, 2011 S: Shared Techlines, 1993; Roman Signer, Sculpting in Time, 2008; Span, 1998; Speculation, 2007; Jim Speers, Communicating at an unknown rate, 2002 T: The Bed You Lie In, New Artists Show, 2004; David Tremlett, The ARTSPACE Drawings, 1992 U: Uncanny (the unnaturally strange), 2005; Francis Upritchard, Doomed, Doomed All Doomed, 2005 V: Volume 1, 2008; Volume 2, 2012 W: Who Do I Think I Am, 2000; Paul Winstanley, Threshold, 2008