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Previous artists in residence

Residency videos

These videos show:

  • the residency experience from the artists’ perspective
  • the process of making and shaping work in park environments and the outcomes.

2020 Artist in Residence — Chris McDowall

Chris McDowall transforms observations, knowledge and complex data into a visual form as part of his residency work at Glenfern Sanctuary Regional Parkland on Aotea / Great Barrier Island. Local experts participated in his mapmaking adventures.

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Watch Chris' heritage talk

Map maker Chris McDowall explains his preoccupations and the powerful influence local knowledge had on his residency at a Heritage Talk.

2019 Artist in Residence — Jenny Gillam and Eugene Hansen

The mystery of a buried dance floor lured artists Jenny Gillam and Eugene Hansen to Te Ana Ru cave at Whatipū scientific reserve.

They researched and surveyed the cave (sonically and visually), recreated a kauri dance floor with soundscape at Te Uru Gallery, and printed an artists’ book to reflect on and mark their residency.

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2018 Artist in Residence — Jude Robertson

Installation artist Jude Robertson shares some of her residency experiences.

Jude created a sound map (now installed at Waharau Regional Park) and a suite of postcards depicting shifting atmospheres visible from her park home.

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2017 Artist in Residence — Chloe Loftus

Chloe Loftus captures in her choreography the nature of Long Bay Regional Park and its impact on visitors.

 

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2016 Artist in Residence — Kate Parker

Kate Parker created a dramatic story in paper, shadows and light at Keddle House, Anawhata in the Waitākere Ranges Regional Park.

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2015 Artist in Residence — Conor Clarke

Conor Clarke turned her camera to the 'unnatural features in nature', during her residency at Waitawa Regional Park.

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2014 Artist in Residence — Lynn Kelly

Lynn Kelly set up at a studio by the seaside at Scandrett Regional Park and created made a range of jewellery inspired by ‘park's flotsam and jetsam’.

 

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