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Playful Intervention

Playful Intervention

Oct 24, 9:00am - Oct 28, 4:00pm

Raglan Roast, Abel Smith St

Maddie Zwart’s iterative work considers architecture through compositions of watercolour, paper and pencil to inform a playful intervention in Civic Square.

The linear arrangements enter into a dialogue with the urban qualities of Te Ngākau, and create dynamic and vibrant opportunities between thresholds.

3 interested
Flash Exhibition

Flash Exhibition

Oct 20, 5:00pm

26A Egmont St, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand Map

Guy van der Wilt examines the architectural and experienial agency of material reuse through analogue drawing.

Proposing to dissassemble the Kilbirnie bus depot, and reinterpret the kit of parts in central Newtown. The work is a contempory take on the historic concept of spolia.

15 interested  ·  6 going
Assembly

Assembly

Sep 21, 5:00pm - Sep 21, 7:00pm

Fortune Favours7 Leeds StWellington,6011 Map

A collection of 4th year ARCI students work exploring speculative drawing within the architectural field

5 x 4th

5 x 4th

Sep 16, 3:00pm - Sep 16, 5:00pm

Raglan Roast, 40 Abel Smith St Map

Flash Exhibition of 5 x 4th year ARCI students exploring drawing and architectural language

Breaking Points

Breaking Points

Jul 13, 11:00am - Jul 23, 12:00am

26 Constable St, Newtown, Wellington 6021, New Zealand Map

Breaking Points is a continuation of Billy's investigation of the paper
stretching process traditionally used to make a smooth surface to paint a picture on. Billy has discarded the picture, and now uses architectural space as his canvas. The paper is positioned in place according to the anatomy of the gallery and then wet with water causing it to relax. The slack is then taken up, causing it to buckle as it dries and pulls tight.

For his show at Twentysix Billy has pushed the material limits of the paper further than he has previously, without it completely collapsing. The lengths are longer and wider, and there are more elements in one space than ever before. Once the yellow strip broke under its own tension falling elegantly over the two below, Billy knew the show was complete.

"This whole show is about resisting formal readings ascribed to art, and when the yellow collapsed under its own tension, flopping over the blue, a very strong form was created due to the paint having already stiffened the paper. This form is pure Process and Material with no artist intervention, and I'm not sure how to put language to that yet. There are many relationships and implications here that will take some time to get to grips with...."

Breaking Points is viewable from the street 24/7 at Twentysixconstablestreet until July 23rd.
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