My Head On Your Heart

Exhibitions • Ngā Whakaaturanga

TIM MELVILLE GALLERY • 9 June - 4 July

Opens
6pm Tues 9 June
Hours
10am-6pm Tues-Fri & 10am-3pm Sat
Where
4 Winchester St, Grey Lynn
yes
Artists
Roberta Thornley
Theme

"Mum is waiting to get an angioplasty procedure.

I picture a tiny balloon filling her arteries and wonder if its skin will be thick or delicate.

I imagine the surgeon sitting bent over with pursed lips, trying to blow it up.

Have you ever tried blowing up a water balloon? They are small and difficult and your lungs feel like they will burst and your cheeks turn to stone before you can finish.

Whose breath will be in my mother's veins?"

‘My Head On Your Heart’ is a suite of new works by Roberta Thornley that explore the tension between narrative time and the photographic image.

TIM MELVILLE GALLERY • 9 Pipiri - 4 Hōngongoi

Ka Huaki
6pm Tues 9 June
Ngā Haora
10am-6pm Tues-Fri & 10am-3pm Sat
Wāhi
4 Winchester St, Grey Lynn
āe
Ngā Tohunga Toi
Roberta Thornley
Kaupapa

Ko te whakaaturanga ‘My Head On Your Heart’ he kohikohinga o ngā whakaahua hou o Roberta Thornley. Ko tēnei kohikohinga e tūhura ana i tēnei mahi te kapo whakaahua, ā, he kapo i tētahi wahanga o te wā e kore anō e kitea.

Roberta Thornley; Untitled

Roberta Thornley; Untitled
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