Past Event

toko by and by | Artist Talk

Hātarei 11 Pēpuere

Saturday 11 February


16 Dowling Street, Dunedin Central

Image: Madison Kelly, toko toko toko toko, 2022, Photo: Lindsey de Roos.

Image: Madison Kelly, toko toko toko toko, 2022, Photo: Lindsey de Roos.

Our next upcoming event will be a relaxed artist talk with Madison Kelly on her current solo exhibition toko by and by, at Blue Oyster Art Project Space.

This event is free to attend and all ages are welcome.

No registrations required. 

Join us for an exciting line-up of events this February in association with Madison Kelly’s exhibition toko by and by. We started the month off with an interactive Field Drawings workshop at Te Roto Pāteke, following will be this Saturdays Artist talk with Madison. To close the exhibition we will host toko talks, a public performance of the work toko toko toko toko by Ōtepoti based artists. 

Madison Kelly

Madison Kelly (Kāi Tahu, Kāti Mamoe, Pākehā, b.1994) graduated from the Dunedin School of Art in 2017, with a BVA (Hons First Class) in drawing. Grounded in Kāitahutaka,
observation and duration, their Ōtepoti based practice works across multispecies histories and futures.

Alongside their art practice, Kelly is lead kaiārahi/guide at Te Korowai o Mihiwaka, Orokonui Ecosanctuary.

Recent shows include Pollen in the Trough (Wormhole, Edgecumbe, 2022), Gift (Ashburton Art Gallery, 2022), and Paemanu: Tauraka Toi (Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 2021). Kelly co-curated He Reka te Kūmara ( Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 2021), and held the 2022 Blue Oyster Caselberg Trust Summer residency in Whaka Oho Rahi Broad Bay, in preparation for toko by and by.