exibition year: 2020

In Notes & Methods Areez Katki presents a suite of seven new embroidered hand-loomed Khadi cloth panels, alongside a selection of works from 2019, as an introduction to his poetic, contextually rich, and technically detailed practice. Katki describes his gestures on cloth as “residual effects of my investigation and documentation … self-reflective matter … filtered […]

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As part of the 2020 Auckland Festival of Photography we are pleased to present a suite of six new images by Roberta Thornley in the Office Gallery. “Mum’s waiting to get an angioplasty procedure. I picture a tiny balloon filling her arteries. I imagine the surgeon sitting bent over with pursed lips, trying to blow […]

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We’re glad to be back in the gallery and glad that the country has started its recovery after the recent Pause. The last couple of months have been stressful but also, one has to admit, restorative. We’ve been forced to relax but at the same time managed to get a few things done that would […]

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JOHL DWYER ALBERTO GARCIA-ALVAREZ STAR GOSSAGE AREEZ KATKI NONGGIRRNGA MARAWILI JOE SHEEHAN Despite most of us still being stuck at home it seems we might be seeing light at the end of the tunnel. The frustrations of lockdown are starting to ease – thank goodness – the way forward is a bit clearer, and before long we’ll be returning to […]

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ANDREW BLYTHE ALBERTO GARCIA-ALVAREZ ROB GARDINER STAR GOSSAGE JONATHAN JONES AREEZ KATKI NONGGIRRNGA MARAWILI SALOME TANUVASA It is a truth universally acknowledged that necessity is the mother of invention. So, bearing in mind our instructions to stay home and stay safe, Tim Melville is pleased to present two gallery firsts – our first exclusively online […]

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Salome Tanuvasa’s most recent body of work, Autotelic, comprises a series of new paintings in acrylic on card alongside a series of impasto works on both canvas and stretched calico. These separate artistic enquiries are linked by Tanuvasa’s awareness of the ‘flow state’ required in order for her mark-making to be successful. ‘Flow’ is a […]

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HIRIA ANDERSON RUSS FLATT STAR GOSSAGE BRETT GRAHAM AYESHA GREEN (courtesy Jhana Millers Gallery) NIKAU HINDIN PĀNiA! (courtesy Mokopōpaki) FIONA PARDINGTON (courtesy Starkwhite) Director Tim Melville explains the genesis of the gallery’s 2020 opening exhibition, Release the Stars. “When photographer Dr Fiona Pardington (Ngai Tahu, Kati Mamoe, Ngati Kahungunu, Clan Cameron of Erracht) selected Ayesha […]

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Posters in Population Mon 03 FEB – Sat 08 FEB 2020; one-week pop-up exhibition. ENDING HIV is proud to present a suite of 12 powerful photographs by Russ Flatt at Tim Melville Gallery. ENDING HIV is a programme committed to working hand in hand with partners and the community to end HIV in Aotearoa New […]

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