RISE OF THE MOUSE

RISE OF THE MOUSE (exhibition) Is a collaborative project between Dunedin Artist DZNE and Auckland Designer/Skater Alistair Wasywich. Brought together with a shared passion for 1980s skateboard graphics and design. Alistair built and shaped five decks based on classic shapes and shipped them down to Dunedin to be painted by DZNE. Inspired by Powell PeraltaContinue reading “RISE OF THE MOUSE”

Images and text of new work for the group exhibition ‘Ā Mua: New Lineages of Making’ at The Dowse Art Museum in Lower Hutt. The exhibition was supposed to be opening today 4/3/20 now postponed due to the Covid 19 lockdown in New Zealand. Stay Safe

Extended label for the exhibition written by Curator Karl Chitham Hutchinson is currently based in Ōtepoti Dunedin. Although originally a graffiti writer using spray cans as his tools, in 2006 he worked on a project for Blue Oyster Gallery that was to signal a shift in his practice. Called Concrete to Textile for the exhibitionContinue reading “Images and text of new work for the group exhibition ‘Ā Mua: New Lineages of Making’ at The Dowse Art Museum in Lower Hutt. The exhibition was supposed to be opening today 4/3/20 now postponed due to the Covid 19 lockdown in New Zealand. Stay Safe”

Jay Hutchinson ‘The archaeology of the discarded, forgotten and thrown away’ at the Suter Art Gallery, Nelson 21/9/19 until 1/12/19

‘The archaeology of the discarded, forgotten and thrown away installation view at The Suter Art Gallery, Nelson ‘The archaeology of the discarded, forgotten and thrown away installation view at The Suter Art Gallery, Nelson

DAMAGED

an exhibition of new and old work from five artists that showed with agallerypresents.com. Originally a small gallery in Dunedin ‘a gallery’ has become a forever evolving concept, supporting a group of artists that were once based in the small south island city that are now scattered across the globe. From Philip James Frosts brightContinue reading “DAMAGED”

piece of rare text written by Philip James Frost…(I personally spent years trying to get a piece of text out of Philip…and then he nailed it)

GRIME-POP  To note, I believe that,”a painter should never describe his work a painter should only paint” Art to me is a continuous search to become better at the work I devote myself to. A distraction from the hustle of everyday life. I find myself starting the day’s work by fixing the shit I didContinue reading “piece of rare text written by Philip James Frost…(I personally spent years trying to get a piece of text out of Philip…and then he nailed it)”

24 Hours at the Sweatshop

A time lapse recording of the performance ’24 Hours at the Sweatshop’ a sole worker (Jay Hutchinson) labours to produce Free T-Shirts for 24 hours in an empty inner city shop space in Lower Hutt. The action began at 12:00pm 6 March and was completed at 12:00pm 7 March 2015. This performance was part ofContinue reading “24 Hours at the Sweatshop”