Tim Wagg (b. 1991, Masterton) is an artist currently based in Auckland, New Zealand. He graduated with with a BFA (Hons) from the University of Auckland’s Elam School of Fine Arts in 2013. Working across various mediums including video, installation, and digital printing, Wagg’s work explores the intersections of politics, identity and technology within the context of New Zealand. More specifically, his work considers the tangibility and intangibility of archives and histories, and examines the visual languages surrounding moments of political upheaval or change.
Selected shows include: Working Towards Meaning, Te Uru Gallery, Auckland (2020); Psychology For a Better World, curated by Victoria Wynne-Jones, Patara Gallery, Georgia (2018); The Order of Things, curated by Andrea Bell, Hocken Collections, Dunedin, (2018); The Tomorrow People, curated by Christina Barton, Stephen Cleland and Simon Gennard, Adam Art Gallery, Wellington, (2017); This Time of Useful Consciousness – Political Ecology Now, curated by Melanie Oliver, The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt, (2017); False Paths, The Engine Room, Wellington, (2017); By the Laws of Chance, curated by Andrea Bell, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, (2016); NEW PERSPECTIVES with Simon Denny, Artspace, Auckland, (2016). Wagg was a Mccahon House Resident in 2019.