Artweek in Auckland

Press Release – Big Little City
Event information for Tuesday, 30th October 2012

SKYCITY Unlocked Collection Tour
Venue: Sky City Entertainment Complex
Time: 12:30pm

Escape the office for lunch, and wander the corporate walls of one of the Unlocked Collection Tours, in the Sky City Entertainment Complex. SKYCITY’s art collection demonstrates commitment to the development and operation of an entertainment business, of high calibre and offering visitors a memorable experience of international quality. The BIG little City and its visitors have been invited on a rare ‘behind the scenes’ tour to view this extensive private art collection.
Bookings: This tour is fully booked.

Waterfront and Britomart Walk
Venue: Atrium, Takutai Square
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Take a journey through the revitalised Waterfront and Britomart precincts for a new take on one of Auckland’s most established sculpture walks. Interact with Tim Gruchy’s installation, SCOUT and absorb the beauty of Molly Macalister’s ‘Maori Warrior’ as you examine the significant sculptures by local and international artists that contribute to the character of Auckland’s revamped hot spots. Finish up at Merchants of Venice on Wynyard Quarters North Wharf for a post walk debrief and special offer.
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Total Internal Reflection
Venue: 74 Shortland Street, Gus Fisher Gallery
The practice of artist, Eddie Clemens, reflects on the everyday experience of location and objects. Through the use of technology, his exhibition, ‘Total Internal Reflection’ maps out a virtual space on the floor of the gallery. Open your mind up to a new form of what constitutes art, and make sure you visit this show.

Surface Detail – Sarah Munro

Venue: 74 Shortland Street, Gus Fisher Gallery

Cad-powered artworks by Sarah Munro reflect on the differences between ‘real’ and virtual. Enjoy the innovation of Munro’s paintings as she has produced works from machine milling, fibreglass and automotive paint.

Daily Events

The Portage Ceramic Awards

Venue: The Cloud, Auckland Waterfront
Waka – Kura’s 4th Annual Carving Exhibition

Venue: 188 Quay Street, PwC Tower

Living Room 2012

Venue: Aotea Square
Mid City Thinking

Venue: Elliott Street, Auckland CBD
The Art of Fashion Windows

Venue: Tyler Street, Britomart

Auckland Art Gallery Exhibitions

Venue: Cnr Kitchener & Wellesley Streets, Auckland Art Gallery
Kate Small

Venue: 47 High Street, Anna Miles Gallery

Venue: Cnr Quay & Hobson Streets, Voyager New Zealand Maritime Museum
Hartrell de Hurrigan

Venue: Level 1, 28 Lorne St, Antoinette Godkin Gallery
Just a Wee Drop – Elliot Frances Stewart

Venue: Cnr of Rutland and Lorne Streets, Auckland CBD
Lost in a Dream

Venue: 33 High Street, Snake Pit Gallery
Digital Art Live: Crowd Control

Venue: Level 2, Aotea Centre
Spindal, an Exhibition by Sarah Dolby

Venue: Kitchener Street, Upper Khartoum Place, OREX Art Gallery
Tank Art Project

Venue: Wynyard Quarter

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