© 2017 Sait Akkirman, including all photographs.
Sanderson Contemporary o Glaister Ennor Graduate Art Awards 2017 - 13/06/2017.
"Top graduate students from all five of Auckland's tertiary art institutions
(AUT, Elam, MIT, Unitec and Whitecliffe) have been nominated for
The Glaister Ennor Annual Graduate Art Award,
judged by John Daly-Peoples and Ioana Gordon-Smith .
Louisa Afoa, Hikalu Clarke, Kate Cox, Veronika Djoulai, Helen Dowling,
Robyn Jordaan, Bronwyn McKenzie, Claudia Morris, Antonia Nisbet, Felix Pryor,
Yvonne Shaw, Kelsi Tulafono, Tira Walsh, Christopher Young.
o Veronika Djoulai - Exquisite Cadaver, 2016 - moving image.
o Yvonne Show - Cleave and The Behaviour of Memory, 2016 - pigment inkjet prints.
o Helen Dowling - The Mall, 2016 - oil on canvas.
o Louisa Afoa - A Pool is not the Ocean - Pink Flamingo, 2016 - moving image.
o Kate Cox - Prizes, 2016 - oil on paper on canvas.
o Kelsi Tulafono - Why did you guys feel like eeling anyways ?, 2017 - moving image.
o Tira Walsh - Hunter, 2016 - mixed media on canvas.
o Hikalu Clarke - Disappearing Suit MK, 2017 - textile object and performance.
o Robyn Jordaan - The Present Continuous, 2016 - moving image.
o Felix Pryor - Speculative Architectonix // an allegory for power and beauty before collapse,
2016 - cast concrete, copper, brass sculpture.
o Bronwyn McKenzie - Topographia (Diptych), 2016 - giclee print.
o Christopher Morris - Proditio, 2017 - digital image, inkjet print.
o Antonia Nisbet - Unofficial systems to keep the world running, 2017 - moving image.
o Claudia Morris - Untitled, 2016 - cotton fabric.
o Shane Tu'ihalangingle - Untitled, 2016 - pigment inkjet print.
Barfoot & Thompson Award and Glaister Ennor Staff Choice Award.
John Daly-Peoples (writer and art consultant) says of Shanes work "The head of the family,
the senior male takes on the role of a God of the heavens or navigation as well as director
of this staged vignette. It’s a clever mix of the thoughtful and the comic, the ordinary and
o Jordan Davey-Emms - Open Set / Sponge Mass, 2017 - mixed media.
Glaister Ennor Award.
"Open Set / Sponge Mass invites us to look carefully at surfaces and edges. The various
components function as their own network as we attempt to connect the surface of
one component with the material character of another. In making connections between
fragments, Davey-Emms creates the conditions for prolonged looking, a sustained
examination of not only the singular but how it might connect to other parts within
the greater network." Ioana Gordon-Smith (Curator Te Uru)
"Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered" ?