Keep on Kimi Ora

Edith Amituanai 17 June – 3 September 2017, Hastings City Art Gallery To learn to trust children, we must first learn to trust ourselves – John Holt I’m sitting in a cardboard box fort, set as square as it can be in the main foyer of the Hastings City Art Gallery. From the outside, the…

Into The Light

Until 13 August 2017, Hastings City Art Gallery One of three photography exhibitions currently on at HCAG, in Into the Light Hawke’s Bay photographers respond to the review of New Zealand photography in the gallery beyond: See What I Can See. In some ways this show feels a little hodge-podge, photographers reaching into their archives…

See What I Can See: Discovering New Zealand Photography

Until 13 August 2017 at Hastings City Art Gallery Photography is everywhere, the keystone of most social media platforms, the finger-tip tool of almost all of us. The evolution from time consuming to immediate, from carefully crafted and curated to carefree and constant, from labour intensive to instant means it’s everywhere and that everything is…

Imagine the Journey

19 May -1 June 2017, Creative Arts Napier Napier’s CAN offers exhibition access to a wide remit of exhibitors, and the Imagine the Journey Red Cross exhibition was no exception to the increasing convergence of different social industries. Contemporary life is intensely marketed these days; we live in a constant visually saturated society. Like many,…