Welcome to Festival Zone # 2 for May 2013.
Portrait #23 (self), 2012, by Daniel Crooks, Courtesy Anna Schwartz Gallery - At Two Rooms
The official Festival starts in only ten days, but Two Rooms has two exhibitions opening this week. Opening Thursday 23rd May at 6pm is Remapping by Daniel Crooks whose work continues around constructed realities playing with time. Read more about Daniel Crooks work. The other Two Room's offering for this year's Festival is The Order of Things by Neil Pardington. Open to the public on the same day (23 May) is new work by Allan McDonald, Walking in The City, presented by Anna Miles Gallery and starting at Gus Fisher Gallery this Friday 24th May is MikiNobu Komatsu's Light Moods South, with Sholto Buck, an emerging talent. Also now open at Gow Langsford Gallery on Lorne Street is a selection of Tracey Moffat's work alongside that of Anthony Goicolea. This a stellar selection to see. And on at NZ Film Archive now is Allan Sekula's film essay The Forgotten Space (2010).
Talking Culture Symposium 1st & 2nd June
The 2013 Auckland Festival of Photography kicks off with our Response - Talking Culture Symposium, a two day symposium (June 1 & 2, Auckland Art Gallery Auditorium) exploring photographers responses to natural disasters. Response includes the work of Magnum UK’s Chris Steele-Perkins, and features presentations from Andrew Quilty, and Giles Crook (Aus), Kit Wise (UK), Fofoga Setolga Tuala (Samoa), Michel Varisco (US) and Allan McDonald and Richard Mahoney (New Zealand). Thanks to HP and Creative New Zealand.
Portfolio Reviews - June 8th 2013
This is an excellent opportunity to show your work to people who matter in the photography sector. Meet the experts and get your work appraised by a panel of top level curators and camera artists - Dieneke Jansen, Photographer & Senior Lecturer, AUT, Harvey Benge, Curator, Writer, Photographer, Marie Shannon, Photographer and Ron Brownson, Senior Curator, NZ & Pacific Art, Auckland Art Gallery.
Limited sessions available, be quick to book. The 2013 reviews will be in 20 minute blocks, one-to-one. FREE. Bookings essential. Contact Festival Intern Eva Barbaro: firstname.lastname@example.org
HP is proud to sponsor the Portfolio Reviews and is offering two candidates the chance to win a HP ZR2440w 24-inch LED Backlit IPS Monitor (worth $725.) With stunning image accuracy and unbelievable image quality this prize will be an essential addition to any photographer’s toolkit.
Everyone who has their portfolio reviewed on June 8 will be placed in the draw which takes place during the lunch break. Winners will be able to take their monitor home on the day to start using it right away!
Fringe - Regional
George Lewis on show at John Hill Estate Vineyard in Hunua
Starting this week are a group of Waiheke Island artists in Through Brown Eyes at The Cop Shop in Oneroa. Also, head down to the countryside of rural Hunua for another group show by Lynn Clayton, Sandrina Huish, George Lewis & Clinton Schubert. See all upcoming exhibitions on our Festival Calendar.
Radio NZ discussion on the importance of photography.
Celebrating our 3rd year working with D Photo, and our 3rd Insiders Guide to The Festival out next week at the end of May. Get on to subscribing to our New Zealand magazine supporter - D Photo, New Zealand's only digital photography magazine. Online blogs and reviews throughout the Festival starting with this D Photo - Interview for the Source exhibition.
Auckland Photo Blog - May - open theme
Auckland Festival of Photography is supported by;
Public funding from Auckland Council, Creative New Zealand, Creative Communities Regional, Asia NZ Foundation, Lion Foundation, COGS - Auckland, Manukau, Waitakere, Papakura/Franklin.
Sponsored by Nikon and HP. Festival Tuesday vehicles supplied by Unitec.
Media supporters - D Photo (New Zealand), Daylight Books (New York). Wine donated by Sacred Hill.
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