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The Goethe-Institut NZ + Contemporary HUM present new series on Aotearoa artists living in Germany

Sam Rountree Williams, La Playa, 2020, 165x135cm. Courtesy of the artist
Portrait of Sam Rountree Williams. Courtesy of the artist.
Book cover of ‘Funkhaus’ by Hinemoana Baker. Published June 2020 by Victoria University Press. Courtesy of the artist.
Portrait of Hinemoana Baker. Photo: Ashley Clarke. Courtesy of Exberliner.
Kunst Kopfüber / Art Upside Down profile series. Artwork by Isobel Joy Te Aho-White.
Kunst Kopfüber / Art Upside Down invites six international writers and curators to look at the practice of six contemporary artists from Aotearoa living and working in Germany

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Kunst Kopfüber / Art Upside Down invites six international writers and curators to look at the practice of six contemporary artists from Aotearoa working across a variety of mediums, from video art to painting; large-scale installation to poetry.

The written profiles in the collaborative series include: 

  • Jan Byrant on Sam Rountree Williams
  • Claude Kempen on Hinemoana Baker
  • Michael Biedowicz on Freya Copeland
  • Maja Wismer on Ruth Buchanan
  • Cameron Ah Loo-Matamua on Juliet Carpenter
  • Anna Gritz on Michael Stevenson

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Contemporary HUM

2 Feb 2022

Launched in 2016, Contemporary HUM is a forum generating critical discussion of Aotearoa New Zealand visual arts presented overseas. HUM is the only platform dedicated to the international activity of creative practitioners from New Zealand who are working or living abroad.