Stone Cold Cuts Daphne Simons

26 November 2016 - 17 December 2016

Seeking to problematise familiar objects and processes, Stone Cold Cuts is an exhibition that delves into the basic functions performed within barbershops/hair salons.

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Social Matter Curated by Louisa Afoa

26 October 2016 - 19 November 2016

Public Share, Valasi Leota-Seiuli, Janet Lilo, Lana Lopesi, Sione Monu

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transactions, frank Curated by Victoria Wynne-Jones

26 October 2016 - 19 November 2016

Dick Frizzell, Glenn Otto, Dylan Scott, Tim Wagg

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Let me know by next week Curated by Holly Aitchison

4 October 2016 - 22 October 2016

Saskia Leek and Darryl Breen, Ed Ritchie and Heather Jarvis, Desi Liversage and Kellie Shaw

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Pastoral Scheme Amy Unkovich

14 September 2016 - 1 October 2016

Pastoral Scheme uses interior elements of the Blue Oyster to explore both painterly and spatial concerns such as composition, form and surface.

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Alongside Daegan Wells’ Private Lodgings in the front space, Connah Podmore presents I'd rather be both in the second space.

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Dunedin based artist Charlotte Parallel concludes her 2-month studio residency at Blue Oyster with Waves and bodies in waves in bodies, a research-based exhibition that explores the body’s capacity as a transducer.

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Joining the celebrations for this year’s Puaka Matariki Festival, Blue Oyster welcomes a new exhibition by Ngahuia Harrison, exploring one of Aotearoa’s most precious resources: wai.

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Exchange Uniform

7 May 2016 - 28 May 2016

We operate distinctly. North and South. The cities of Auckland and Dunedin. One sub-tropical, lush, loud, and neon. One gothic, gentle, and cool. Yet our punk whakapapa is transitory in nature. 

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The Ground Swallows You Matthew Galloway

6 April 2016 - 30 April 2016

The Ground Swallows You is a graphic investigation into the geopolitical implications of shipping on the high seas, beginning with a simple observation of a docked ship in Dunedin and landing in the far more complex, disputed territory of Western Sahara.

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