Abducted explores the possibility of the blurring of cultural identities and a newly formed universal identity which everyone can relate to, by adapting the old New Zealand icons, and fusing them with the global icons of the digital world.
Devonport local Scott Wilson returns to the Depot along with his daughters Leah and Erica for their first family exhibition, Drawn to Paint, which explores and celebrates the natural environment and its interconnection with humanity.
In February this year we launched The Roaring Silence, a book about suicide awareness, comprising of contributions from 79 artists, writers, poets, and a few professionals from all generations and backgrounds. It collectively communicates the message that life is both dark and bright and that none of us is immune from times of shadow.
Last week, Linda wrote a letter to the New Zealand Herald in response to their latest special series – Break the Silence, an investigative look at youth suicide in New Zealand.
Below is a copy of her letter from the July 14th newspaper, and here is the link to the Break the Silence series in the New Zealand Herald.
A group exhibition showcasing and promoting a diverse array of painting practices by emerging artists situated in West Auckland, curated by Jermaine Reihana with works by Numa Mackenzie, Kenneth Merrick, Mandy Patmore, Michael Prosee and Jermaine Reihana.
A group exhibition of paintings and multimedia works by local artists who have worked in the advertising industry, the opening will feature an Art Auction in support of Suicide Prevention with artworks kindly donated by the artists, opening Saturday 3 September, 2pm start.