Real Pictures: Imaging XX

Gus Fisher Gallery • 2 June - 30 June

Opens 5:30pm on Friday 2 June
Hours Tuesday - Friday 10am - 5pm; Saturday 12pm - 4pm
Where Kenneth Myers Centre, Shortland Street, Auckland CBD
  09 923 6646
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Artists Sue Gee, Megan Jenkinson, Marie Shannon, Deborah Smith and Jenny Tomlin
Theme Exhibitions

Curated by Nina Seja in conjunction with PhotoForum.

Independent Auckland gallery and colour laboratory Real Pictures was a seminal space for New Zealand’s photographic community. From 1979–1990 it exhibited leading photographers, provided support for fledgling practitioners, and was a community space for those dedicated to photographic art. For those represented in Imaging XX, the gallery played a transformative role in their practice.

Imaging XX showcases historic work by women photographers affiliated with Real Pictures: Sue Gee, Jenny Tomlin, Megan Jenkinson, Marie Shannon, and Deborah Smith. The exhibition explores the diversity and dynamism that emerged during this time period.



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Deborah Smith

Deborah Smith,  The Pursuit of Game V, 1988

 

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