19 October —
29 October 2023
Carriageworks, Sydney, Australia
05 September 2023
Scope BLN, Berlin Germany
07 September —
01 October 2023
Théâtre de la Ville—Les Abbesses in Paris and National Ballet of Marseille, France
By Melody Nixon
US- and Aotearoa-based writer Melody Nixon responds to digital artworks in Te Moana Nui a Kiwa; a weather station in the World Weather Network project featuring works by over twenty artists from Aotearoa and Oceania. One of twenty-eight stations in the project, the station featured online artworks by Kalisolaite ‘Uhila, Denise Batchelor and Maureen Lander, The Breath of Weather Collective, and a collaboration between Janine Randerson, Ron Bull, Rachel Shearer, Stefan Marks and glaciologist Heather Purdie. Nixon discusses how a selection of these works may reorient our approaches to the climate crisis.
04 August —
19 August 2023
anonymous gallery, New York, USA
Sam Hamilton with Clara Chon, Dr. Tru Paraha, Mere Tokorahi Boynton, Rhonda Tibble, Vaimaila Urale, Te Moana Meridian
25 August —
07 October 2023
Converge 45 at Oregon Contemporary, Portland, USA
19 August —
23 September 2023
Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
18 August 2023
CPR - Center for Performance Research, New York, USA
04 August —
28 September 2023
various venues around Edinburgh, UK
By Amit Noy
Writer and choreographer Amit Noy reviews Atamira Dance Company’s performance of Te Wheke in the Lenape territory of New York City, and finds a work enlivened by indelible performances and critical Indigenous inquiry.
07 July —
08 July 2023
Joliette Theater, Marseille, France
By Anne-Marie Te Whiu
In a wide-ranging conversation ahead of the release of poet and performer Daley Rangi’s poetry collection Burnt Tongue, Associate Editor for HUM Anne-Marie Te Whiu talks with Rangi about the role of stories, language and community, on the Gadigal lands of Sydney, Australia.
18 May —
21 June 2023
Kunstenfestivaldesarts, Brussels, Belgium & Schäxpir, Linz, Austria
Martin Patrick, book release, The Performing Observer: Essays on Contemporary Art, Performance, and Photography
01 March 2023 —
01 March 2028
online and from selected global stockists
21 March —
14 April 2023
Hawai'i, New York City and San Diego, USA
08 June —
18 June 2023
Holešovice Market, Prague, Czech Republic
By Jasmine Gallagher
Artist Campbell Patterson discusses his recent residencies, delayed by over two years due to the pandemic, at Headlands, Sausalito, and Gasworks, London, with friend and poet Jasmine Gallagher. They share their reflections on institutions of art and medicine, and on carving out their own spaces for the process of creation.
15 March —
23 April 2023
Kampnagel, Hamburg, Germany and online
01 April —
22 April 2023
The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, Melbourne, Australia
Sara Cowdell, Micky Duncan-Tubb, Samara Lucich and Jazmine Rose Phillips, LIKE A BURNING STICK SNATCHED FROM THE FLAMES, YET YE HAS NOT RETURNED TO ME
24 March —
31 March 2023
Nextdoor Artist Run Initiative, Brisbane, Australia
By Harvey Bruce Milligan
Sitting at a bar assembled from upcycled materials in Taipei, Harvey Bruce Milligan reports from Aotearoa-based artist Xin Cheng’s contribution to IsLand Bar, an annual event in which artists are invited to construct a bar as a platform for performance. Addressing Cheng's use of re-purposed materials as a basis for creativity and connection, he explores the artist's consideration of a broad material ecology and her pursuit of connecting people to the lives of things in a wider project of "regenerative re-making".
01 February —
11 February 2023
Testing Grounds, Melbourne, Australia
18 November —
27 November 2022
MOM art space, Hamburg, Germany
02 September —
30 October 2022
The Museum of Art and Culture Lake Macquarie, Booragul, Australia
By Will Fredo
Berlin-based artist and writer Will Fredo discusses the decolonial gestures at play in Aotearoa-based art collective FAFSWAG’s contributions to documenta fifteen, encompassing works that champion unapologetic self-expression, queer joy and the power of futurity in rejecting colonial inheritances.
02 July —
03 July 2022
Grace Exhibition Space Upstate, Kingston, New York, USA
By Cat Auburn, Daniel Malone, Pauline Autet, Ruth Buchanan
For Contemporary HUM’s third panel in October 2021, On Civicness, we sat down with Cat Auburn, Ruth Buchanan, and Daniel Malone in Berlin to talk about their practices, recent projects and what “civicness” means to them as Aotearoa artists working abroad—spanning Polish experimental theatre, the memory functions of NFTs and the power relations of collecting institutions. Read the full transcript of the panel discussion here!
By Ron Hanson
Although an influential figure in the development of sound art, New York-based Annea Lockwood hasn't experienced the same level of exposure in New Zealand as she has experienced internationally. In this piece, White Fungus' editor Ron Hanson outlines his journey discovering Lockwood's work and speaks to the artist about her impressive career and pivotal developments in her field.
By Essi Kausalainen, Robyn Maree Pickens
After first meeting at the Saari Residence in the southwest of Finland at the start of 2020, Aotearoa writer and poet Robyn Maree Pickens and Finnish performance artist Essi Kausalainen discuss how their diverse practices can mirror each other, about plants and the more-than-human world, along with the ramifications of Covid on their wellbeing and practice.
By Chloe Lane
Two US-based New Zealand artists - Amy Howden-Chapman in New York and Emma McIntyre in Los Angeles - share their experience of the Covid-19 lockdown, how it has impacted their practice and everyday life, and discuss the possible ecological outcomes of the lockdown, including the shifting of art practices to the online world.