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Four Paintings by Matt Arbuckle

Matt Arbuckle’s work explores a dialog between the construction and deconstruction of a painting. The narrative is one of space and perspective, where planes and illusion of depth are the topic for discourse, rather than direct representation. The viewer is therefore denied obvious footholds for interpretation, encouraging the experience to be dictated by an individual’s visual sensation and perception. The foundation of these paintings is the concept of accessibility for all. The blatant and at times aggressive marks encourage the experience of these paintings to not be over conceptualised, but rather a celebration of painting for paintings sake.

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Alters; Aspects from La Trobe Track, Karekare (after Anita Heiss)

In terms of the image I’ve produced for ‘I don’t hate you, but …’ I thought a lot about the poem’s call for the reader to be self-reflective, to observe, and in particular to preach. The stylised pōhutukawa symbolises Māori …

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Te Aro 17 & 19 (after David Beach)

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Certain Trace Elements Remain (after Marty Hiatt)

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‘Oki fa’a kama Samoa moni lou ulu / Cut your hair like a true Samoan boy’ and ‘White Sunday’

Siliga David Setoga | Oki fa’a kama Samoa moni lou ulu / Cut your hair like a true Samoan boy | 2015 Photograph: Setoga Setoga II | Barber: Maligi Junior Evile

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Drowning in Viscera (d) (after Marty Hiatt)

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Pembroke and Charm of a Bivalve Chanteys (after Duncan Hose)

Pembroke and Charm of a Bivalve Chanteys (after Duncan Hose)

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To Change the World: Baxter As the Eternal Reader

It is difficult to paint from a grounded meaning, and for me the search has been intuitive. Both my father and I were deeply influenced by James K Baxter (1926-1972).The experience of being read poetry ‘that handled ideas like bombs’ …

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Six Film Photographs from Isa Lausas

The inability to root myself in a society or in a specific country is reflected in my work by a mesh of elements from different time periods and cultures. My photographs are conceived almost as paintings, by a process of …

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Nine Photographs from Natalia Jaeger

Natalia Jaeger | EC1R 4PL | London | 16×20

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Eleven Portraits by Christian Thompson

Christian Thompson | Danger Will Come | 2012 | We Bury Our Own series | 100cm x 100cm

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Four Works by Kelly Richardson

Kelly Richardson | ‘Exiles of the Shattered Star’, 2006 | Single screen HD video installation with audio and C-prints In ‘Exiles of the Shattered Star,’ a beautifully colour-saturated lake is the backdrop for a slow, majestic rain of fireballs, perhaps …

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