Shannon Te Ao

Writing

The Polyphonic Sea

By Emma O'Neill

10.10.2023

Presented at Bundanon Art Museum, deep in the territory of the Dharawal and Dhurga language groups, The Polyphonic Sea features new commissions and recontextualised work by Antonia Barnett McIntosh, Andrew Beck, Ruth Buchanan, The Estate of L. Budd, Sione Faletau, Samuel Holloway and et al., Sarah Hudson, Sonya Lacey, Nova Paul, Sriwhana Spong and Shannon Te Ao.

Writing

On Measuring Distance: THE FIELD

By Helen Hughes

12.07.2023

Art historian Helen Hughes examines how THE FIELD—featuring work by Ming Ranginui, Shannon Te Ao and Shiraz Sadikeen, and curated by Tamsen Hopkinson at Gertrude Contemporary in Naarm Melbourne—inhabits the spaces between categories and haunts institutional memories through a unique curatorial approach.

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Shannon Te Ao, Mare Amoris | Sea of Love

25 July 2023 —
20 January 2024

University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane, Australia

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12 Aotearoa artists, The Polyphonic Sea

08 July —
08 October 2023

Bundanon Art Gallery, Shoalhaven, Australia

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Tamsen Hopkinson, Ming Ranginui, Shiraz Sadikeen, Shannon Te Ao, Octopus 23: THE FIELD

15 April —
11 June 2023

Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne, Australia

Writing

Reimagined Futures

By Johanna Bear

23.03.2022

Featuring work from Aotearoa artists Edith Amituanai, Brian Fuata, Christina Pataialii, Shannon Novak and Shannon Te Ao as well as collaborators from Aotearoa in the project Kā Paroro o Haumumu: Coastal Flows / Coastal Incursions, this piece from writer and curator Johanna Bear considers the 10th Asia Pacific Triennial’s celebration of Indigenous futures, collaborative and community-based practices, and new ways of understanding the world around us. 

Writing

Time and Water

By Maya Wilson-Sanchez

03.09.2020

Presented earlier this year at Oakville Galleries in Canada, Shannon Te Ao's two-channel video and sound installation Ka mua, ka muri recently opened at Remai Modern, Saskatoon. In this part essay, part dialogue, writer Maya Wilson-Sanchez examines Te Ao's new project, and meditates on the relationships between indigenous populations in colonised nations.

Writing

With the sun aglow, I have my pensive moods

By Andrew Clifford

04.12.2017

Andrew Clifford writes on Shannon Te Ao’s installation, With the sun aglow I have my pensive moods, one of four key new commissions for the 2017 Edinburgh Art Festival.

Writing

This Model World, Travels to the Edge of Contemporary Art

By Will Gresson

08.12.2016

Will Gresson reviews the book This Model World, Travels to the Edge of Contemporary Art, by Anthony Byrt, published in 2016.

Calendar

Ruth Buchanan, Emma Fitts, Lily Gentile and Shannon Te Ao, Evolution of Galaxies

08 April —
23 April 2022

MADA Gallery (Monash University), Melbourne, Australia

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Edith Amituanai, Brian Fuata, Alex Monteith, Shannon Novak, Christina Pataialii and Shannon Te Ao at the 10th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art

04 December 2021 —
25 April 2022

Queensland Art Gallery & Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia

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Shannon Te Ao: With the sun aglow, I have my pensive moods

27 July —
27 August 2017

Gladstone Court, Edinburgh Art Festival, Scotland

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Bridget Reweti and Shannon Te Ao at Or Gallery

12 May —
02 June 2018

Or Gallery, Vancouver, Canada.

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Shannon Te Ao for Edinburgh Art Festival ​

30 July —
30 August 2020

Online

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Shannon Te Ao: Ka mua, ka muri

26 January 2020 —
03 January 2021

Oakville Galleries at Centennial Square, Oakville, Canada 26.01.2020 — 22.03.2020; Remai Modern, Saskatoon, Canada 13.08.2020 — 03.01.2021

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Vivian Lynn, Shannon Te Ao & Bad Fiji Gyals at Gwangju Biennale

01 April —
09 May 2021

Gwangju, South Korea