Thursday, November 28, 2013

In praise of invention, forward thinking and liberty

Freedom Farmers: New Zealand Artists Growing Ideas is currently showing at the Auckland Art Toi o Tamaki. Curated by Natasha Conland and featuring commissioned works by 20 artists, including Martin Basher and Richard Maloy, the show traces the way New Zealand artists are using ideas of utopia, sustainability and artistic freedom in their work. You can read a review of the show here.
Image Martin Basher's Untitled (Spiritual-Marketplace), installation view at the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki. Photo by Jennifer French