Upcoming and past events

  • 03 Oct 2018
  • 17:30
  • The Engine Room, block 1, Massey University, Entrance C, Wallace St.
  • Free Admission.

Exhibition opening

Eduardo Abaroa - Fields and Notions

Fields and Notions is a solo exhibition of current Te Whare Hēra artist in residence, Eduardo Abaroa. Abaroa’s work has engaged a myriad of artistic processes and topics that correspond to the ever-changing context of his home country. In Fields and Notions Abaroa excavates his personal archive of video works, dating back to the early nineties when he w...

  • 22 Aug 2018
  • 18:00
  • The Pit lecture theatre, Te Ara Hihiko (block 12), Massey University
  • Free Admission

Artist Lecture

Eduardo Abaroa - Ruins and Reproduction

Ruins and Reproduction is an introductory lecture on the practice of new Te Whare Hēra artist in residence Eduardo Abaroa. Abaroa creates detailed fictions that stimulate reflection on the complex cultural clashes that are constituted through modern society. Working in installation, sculpture and video, Abaroa, who hails from Mexico, investigates anthropology, ethnography and biology, creating reconstructed narratives that highlight e...

  • 04 Jul 2018
  • 17:30
  • The Engine Room
  • Free Admission

Exhibition opening

Chloé Quenum - Le Sceau de Salomon

Le Sceau de Salomon is an exhibition of new works by French artist Chloé Quenum, developed during her residency with Te Whare Hēra. Le Sceau de Salomon is an installation with videos and different media collected during Quenum’s 6 month residency in Aotearoa New Zealand. The French exhibition title “Le Sceau de Salomon” has two meanings: it is both the name...

  • 14 Jun 2018
  • 17:00
  • Te Whare Hēra Gallery
  • Free Admission

Open-studio evening

Chloé Quenum - Workshop Series: Tattoo

What sort of tattoo do you have? Ink and pigments placed within skin can represent a rite of passage, social status or the special devotion of their carrier. Memorial, humorous or purely decorative, these imprints always have a story worth sharing. Since the start of her residency in February, Te Whare Hēra artist Chloé Quenum has been documenting people’s ...

  • 14 Apr 2018
  • 12:00
  • Te Whare Hēra Gallery
  • Free Admission

Workshop, Open Studio

Chloé Quenum - Workshop Series: Fables

When a fable is retold, it becomes an adaptation: every storyteller shapes the narrative with their personal way of telling. These acts of transmission and interpretation add layers to narratives documented in both folklore and literature. Fables from different parts of the world often share similarities, either through characters or storyline, by giving human qualities to non-human beings or by ...