Upcoming and past events

  • 05 Dec 2019
  • 18:00
  • Te Whare Hēra, prow end of Clyde Quay Wharf
  • FREE

Exhibition opening

Julie Nagam - locating the little heartbeats

locating the little heartbeats is a multi-media exhibition by artist Julie Nagam. Julie Nagam is a scholar, a curator and an artist. In her art, Nagam reads the land as a valuable archive of memory and as a witness. Her installations bring forward important relational concepts through painting with light, animation and projection. These multi-sensory creations incorporate drawing, painting, photography, ...

  • 12 Nov 2019
  • 18:00
  • City Gallery Wellington, Te Ngākau Civic Square
  • Free

Performance

Performance: How Does a Straight Line Feel?

Artists Bryan Phillips and Fayen d’Evie present a live quadraphonic-sound performance. Bryan and Fayen are in Wellington as part of Te Whare Hēra Eavesdropping Residency. The residency is a partnership with City Gallery Wellington, supported by Liquid Architecture through Creative Victoria’s International Engagement programme. Te Whare Hēra Eavesdropping Residency comprises a series of short residencies in the ...

  • 13 Oct 2019
  • 14:00
  • City Gallery Wellington, Te Ngākau Civic Square
  • FREE

Public talk

Indigenous Activism in Art and Architecture

Joel Spring and Elisapeta Heta Joel Spring (Wiradjuri) and Elisapeta Heta (Ngāti Wai, Ngāti Hāmoa, Waikato-Tanui) present on their practices and activism in both art and architecture. Joel Spring is a Wiradjuri man raised between Redfern and Alice Springs who works across research, activism, architecture, installation and speculative projects. At present, his work focuses on the contested nar...

  • 16 Sep 2019
  • 17:30
  • The Engine Room
  • FREE

Exhibition

Ève Chabanon - Eating Each Other II

Opening night Monday 16 September 5.30 – 7.30 pm The Engine Room Block 1, Massey University Access via Entrance C, Wallace Street Exhibition open to the public 17 September – 27 September Monday – Friday 12 – 4 pm “We don’t talk, we write.” I painfully decipher the purple notebook she is holding near my leg. On stage Sons of Kemet are playing ‘My Queen is Julia Cooper’. I close my eyes. THE ...

  • 05 Sep 2019
  • 18:00
  • Te Whare Hēra
  • FREE

Residency

Te Whare Hēra Eavesdropping Residency

Te Whare Hēra Eavesdropping Residency is a partnership with City Gallery Wellington, supported by Creative Victoria, Australia. Eavesdropping used to be a crime, but now it’s everywhere. Eavesdropping explores the politics of listening in our post-Snowden moment. But it isn’t just about big data, surveillance, and security—it’s also about our personal responsibilities listening back to power, as...