Curated by Gabriela Salgado (Artistic Director, Te Tuhi) and Francis McWhannell (independent), Projects 2018 includes work by 18 emerging and established artists based in Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia, complementing the selection offered by Auckland Art Fair’s 45 participating galleries. The result of an open call, the presentation aims to showcase a broad range of art unburdened by a prescriptive theme or curatorial conceit.
Comprising installation, jewellery, painting, performance, photography, print, sculpture, sound, video and weaving, Projects 2018 provides a sample of current practice, not arguing for particular issues or approaches, but gesturing towards the vibrant plurality that lies at the heart of both contemporary art-making and life in the Pacific.
Projects 2018 includes a number of commissioned works, made possible by Auckland Art Fair’s partners Lexus and Deadly Ponies, and by Creative NZ.
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