Seeking to problematise familiar objects and processes, Stone Cold Cuts is an exhibition that delves into the basic functions performed within barbershops/hair salons.
Public Share, Valasi Leota-Seiuli, Janet Lilo, Lana Lopesi, Sione Monu
Dick Frizzell, Glenn Otto, Dylan Scott, Tim Wagg
Saskia Leek and Darryl Breen, Ed Ritchie and Heather Jarvis, Desi Liversage and Kellie Shaw
Pastoral Scheme uses interior elements of the Blue Oyster to explore both painterly and spatial concerns such as composition, form and surface.
Alongside Daegan Wells’ Private Lodgings in the front space, Connah Podmore presents I'd rather be both in the second space.
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.
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.
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.
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.