Saturday 2 June 2018, 10.00am - Wednesday 20 June 2018, 4.00pm
Exhibition runs daily 10am to 4pm from 2 to 20 June, excluding Queen's Birthday 4 June.
Benge will be in conversation at the gallery at 2pm on Sun 17 June with Ron Brownson, Senior Curator, New Zealand and Pacific Art, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki
Northart, Norman King Square, Ernie Mays Street, Northcote Shopping Centre, Northcote, Auckland
As part of the 2018 Auckland Festival of Photography, Northart revisits one of the most compelling exhibitions the gallery has staged in its 20-year history.
Internationally renowned camera artist Harvey Benge’s ‘Aide Memoire and Other Stories’ presents a number of images from the period Benge lived in Paris, first seen at Northart in 2002, in a fresh context, pairing them in counterpoint against work made in recent years, some as recently as Feb 2018.
“[I find it] interesting to compare my contemporary ideas and the executional, formal aspects of my new work with images made earlier,” says Benge.
“[It has been suggested by one critic] that I now make tougher images, on one hand visually simpler but on the other hand more conceptually loaded. You will need to be the judge of that.”