24 November 2012 - 20 December 2012
Inspired by the notion of blikfang, a Danish word meaning ‘eye-trap', Keith investigates her ongoing enthraldom with objects both old and new, creating installations that include t-shirts, handmade textiles, 20th century art and antiques.
08 September 2012 - 17 November 2012
Objectspace is delighted to present the second Objectspace Masters of Craft exhibition, Kobi Bosshard: Objectspace Master of Craft, curated by Dr Damian Skinner, New Zealand's foremost contemporary jewellery commentator.
Objectspace's Masters of Craft exhibition series celebrates the achievements of outstanding New Zealand practitioners working at the highest level in the fields of craft, design and the applied arts whose practice is distinctive, enduring, influential and redefining of tradition.
30 June 2012 - 01 September 2012
"Ubiquitous: Aspects of Contemporary Pattern" is a thematic exhibition exploring contemporary pattern with works made by New Zealand makers and designers within the last 10 years.
In presenting this exhibition, Objectspace seeks to explore the enduring appeal of pattern and pattern-making for contemporary New Zealand makers. "Ubiquitous: Aspects of Contemporary Pattern" presents work by practitioners working across a wide range of media including design, craft, applied arts, sculpture, print-making and photography, demonstrating pattern's contemporary relevance.
18 June 2012 - 23 June 2012
7UP is a free talkfest for all with a stake in New Zealand's craft sector. It is a unique opportunity for makers, designers, students, teachers, collectors and organisations to learn about sector successes, stories and changes. 7UP includes evening talks and installations and concludes with sector leaders assessing our field, its wider environment and future. 7UP marks the completion of over seven years of programmed activity at Objectspace.
28 April 2012 - 09 June 2012
"Fancy Fools Flight" is a new body of work by Martinborough-based glass artists Jim Dennison and Leanne Williams who since 2004 have worked collaboratively as the Crystal Chain Gang. Together the pair have pushed the boundaries of the medium, utilising cast glass to create innovative work that traverses the territories of art, craft, design and industry. Curated and toured nationally by the Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui, "Fancy Fools Flight" features an impressive new body of work which challenges the possibilities of the medium of cast glass.
17 March 2012 - 21 April 2012
Best in Show is an important ongoing Objectspace project that showcases outstanding new applied arts graduates from tertiary institutions around New Zealand. Best in Show 2012 is the eighth exhibition in this series, and features 18 emerging practitioners on the cusp of exciting creative careers. Areas of practice in Best in Show 2012 include graphic design, ceramics, product design, textiles, video art, contemporary jewellery and furniture.
07 February 2012 - 10 March 2012
Objectspace is delighted to present two engaging installations by three internationally renowned jewellers Manon van Kouswijk, Fabrizio Tridenti and Ted Noten, timed to coincide with JEMposium.