Curated by Ian Clothier, the works in SCANZ 2013 3rd nature exhibition spiral from the Puke Ariki Museum gallery Te Takapou Whāriki o Taranaki (The Sacred Woven Mat of Taranaki) out onto level 2 and around the natural history and geology galleries, down the stairs on to the landing and beyond into Pukekura Park botanic garden.
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Being Light: art in the age of new consciousness explores light across the cultures and ideologies of Maori, Navajo, Mayan, Pueblo and Western Europe. Based on the idea that everything is interconnected, the exhibition includes works of art, cultural artifacts, whale song and living plants. The new consciousness relates to combining indigenous cultures, art, science [...]
Intercreate.org projects and exhibitions This page has introductory information about Intercreate.org projects, which include our biennial project SCANZ, exhibitions in Albuquerque, Istanbul, Rio and in Aotearoa New Zealand. Upcoming We are currently working on exhibition projects for Sydney, Santa Fe and Nga Motu New Plymouth. SCANZ 2015 will most likely be themed Wai (water) and [...]
Solar Circuit Aotearoa New Zealand (SCANZ) Solar Circuit Aotearoa New Zealand (SCANZ) is New Zealand’s premier art, technology, culture and ecology event and involves a symposium, creative residency, and public events and exhibitions. Occurring biennially, it has typically involved a mix of Aotearoa New Zealand and international artists, producers, theorists and curators many of whom [...]
When the opportunity arose to contribute to 3rd Nature, Jo automatically thought, “how wonderful would it be to create in the environment??” An impermanent creation that would eventually flow back into nature, a moment in time that would be captured on camera and imprinted in the minds and hearts of those who experienced those moments [...]
While a computer model of a shark and the electromagnetic spectrum of the Earth may seem at odds with traditional Maori knowledge, as part of the Istanbul exhibition, connections were found. Embedded in the computer model is the scientific viewpoint that life emerged from water; the shark’s sensory system is integrated with it’s surroundings including the electromagnetic field which is an instance of integrated systems; and clearly the forces of energy are at play.
Wai (for ISEA 2012 Albuquerque) Te Hunga Wai Tapu consists of: Dr Te Huirangi Waikerepuru, Te Urutahi Waikerepuru, Ian Clothier, Jo Tito, Craig Macdonald, Julian Priest, Sharmila Samant, Leon Cmielewski, Josephine Starrs, Andrew Hornblow, Darren Robert Terama Ward, Johnson Dennison, Andrew Thomas, Dugal McKinnon, Sophie Jerram and Gordon Bronitsky. Aerial imagery courtesy of Land Information New [...]
Andrew Thomas has contributed audio to the project, adding a dimension of Navajo (Dineh) culture to Wai. Biography Andrew Thomas is a contemporary Dineh (Navajo Nation) flute player. He gives thanks to his extended family: Haltsooí Diné’e (maternal)—Meadow People Clan, Bit’ahníí (paternal)—Folded Arms Clan, Kin Yaa’áanii (maternal grandparents)—Towering House Clan, and Tsé Nahabilnii (paternal grandparents)—Over [...]
Pou Hihiri – The Womb of the Universe Project team Dr Te Huirangi Waikerepuru, Poutua, Kaumatua (Elder), Author Te Urutahi Waikerepuru, Concept Designer & Artist Craig McDonald, Graphics Artist Sophie Jerram & Dugal McKinnon – Sound Effects Artist statement The Pou Hihiri is a representation of the womb of the universe. Within its core is [...]
Wai will open at dawn, 6.53am September 19th 2012 at 516 Arts, 516 Central Ave SW Albuquerque, led by Dr Te Huirangi Waikerepuru, as part of ISEA 2012 Albuquerque Machine Wilderness. All welcome. There will also be a special session of ISEA, at OFFCENTER in Albuquerque from 12 to 1.45pm on Sunday23rd September. All welcome [...]