ARTPIX 3 features contemporary art from Aotearoa/New Zealand. This is New Zealand
, curated by Robert Leonard, is an interactive multimedia essay that addresses New Zealand’s bicultural society and the issues affecting it today, illustrated by the work of three artists: Ava Seymour, Bill Hammond and Michael Parekowhai.
Julie Paama-Pengelly’s Ta Moko is NOT Tattoo examines traditional ta Moko in contemporary times and how it is perceived by Maori and non-Maori. The artists are Rangi Kipa, Jacqueline Fraser, Lyonel Grant, Shane Cotton, Ngahiraka Mason, Saffronn Te Ratana and Lisa Reihana.
Te Ao Tawhito, Te Ao Hou – Old Worlds, New Worlds, curated by Megan Tamati-Quennell, presents the work of two artists – John Pule and Lisa Reihana – working in the Polynesian spirit, drawing from traditional narratives and art forms.
Part Umbra Penumbra, curated by Jim Vivieaere, tours the studios of four Auckland artists, whose works reflect on a South Pacific aesthetic, incorporating light and shadow, reflection and absorption, and grids and patterns. The artists are Chiara Corbelletto, Graham Fletcher, Andrea Low and Peter Roche.