Upcoming and past events

  • 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 ...

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

Workshop, Open Studio

Chloé Quenum - Workshop Series: What’s Your Name?

Our given and inherited names invoke biographical, anthropological and whimsical narratives that transcend generations. They connect geography, history and symbolism influencing and giving the past a presence in our rich and manifold contemporary realities. You are invited to share the story of your first and last name which Chloé, with your permission, will register in her collection with a view t...

  • 28 Mar 2018
  • 18:00
  • Meow ( 9 Edward Street )
  • Free Admission

panel discussion

International Connections: Artist Residency Forum 2018

Wellington City Council, Te Whare Hēra Wellington International Artist Residency and the Goethe-Institut New Zealand invite you to attend the fourth annual artist residency forum, International Connections. Mark Williams, Director of Circuit Aotearoa, will chair a panel with two visiting artists and one local who will discuss the effect of place on their practice. They are sound artist Hanno L...