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Take Care / E Tiaki

Robert Hamilton + Bev Goodwin (video still)
23 Mar 2021 to 11 Apr 2021
23 March - 11 April, Wed - Sun, 11 - 4 pm
14 New Zealand artists are partnered with artists from countries more stricken by COVID-19, as ´caretakers´ of their partner´s work, ending with a 3 week exhibition + public programme.
Event type: 
Art, Exhibition, Film
Exhibition free, koha for Events
artHAUS Contemporary
228 Orakei Road Remuera, Auckland (At the entrance to Orakei Bay Village)


Opening Event: 6pm, Tuesday 23rd March

'Take Care / E Tiaki' is a 3-month project guided and curated by Sonja van Kerkhoff. 14 selected NZ artists have been partnered with contemporary overseas artists from countries more stricken by COVID-19, to become stewards (kaitiaki) of their partner’s artwork. In consultation with their overseas artist, the role of the NZ artist is to create a space - place (turangawaewae) for their partner’s work - to transverse the global interruptions caused by the virus, via virtual, digital, conceptual and relational means. Paticipating artists: 

Aodhán Floyd, April Shin, Ashleigh Taupaki, Bev Goodwin,
Brenda Liddiard, Cathy Carter, Chiara Rubino,
Emma Papadopoulos, Jessy Rahman, Jumaadi, Lipika Sen,
Lissy and Rudi Robinson-Cole, Lloyd Lawrence,
Michelle Mayn, Naomi Roche, Narjis Mirza,
Martin Wohlwend, Masud Olufani, Nawruz Paguidopon,
Prabhjyot Majithia, Phil Dadson, Pietertje van Splunter,
Robert Hamilton, Sen McGlinn, Shaeron Caton Rose,
Sonja van Kerkhoff, Ursula Christel, Xiaojie Zheng, Yllwbro

'Take Care / E Tiaki' will be multicultural and multi-layered as the artists explore fresh avenues to communicate, make art, and ultimately present these works in a public gallery in NZ. It will merge stimulating high-end art with local and international community-building, bringing global dialogues that will offer fresh perspectives on connection and creativity in the Covid era - along with the conceptual and edgy.



Written by

Ursula Christel

25 Feb 2021

Interests Artist | Tutor | Writer | Inclusion advocate​