HANDSHAKE 4

 

 

WELCOME TO HANDSHAKE 4

HS4 was a 2-year programme full of experimentation, coaching and exhibiting. The twelve mentees with their mentors were selected by Ruudt Peters (renowned artist and educator from the Netherlands). HS4 started off with a Masterclass with Estonian artist Tanel Veenre. Exhibitions have been at Pah Homestead, Auckland, October 2017; Toi Poneke, Wellington during the International Festival of The Arts, March 2018; Corban Estate Arts Centre during Auckland Art Week, October 2018 and an online exhibition on the HS4Handshake website.

Was it worth it ?

Was it worth it ?

Was it worth it ?         On coming to the end of this HS4 journey, that is the question that I am often asked. I have thought up a few ‘wordy’ responses but in reality the simple response is YES. What is 'of worth' to one can be so different to...

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Augusto

Augusto

Its been a challenge keeping on track in August with Handshake exhibits coming and a very busy first month in business. However Sam and I have been so well supported buy the wider handshake community that the cabinets (gifted by the dowse) are already brimming with...

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The end

And so we reach the end of the Handshake 4 journey... A journey that's involved emails, messages and video conversations sent over a distance of more than 13,463 kms. It's involved time a difference of 19 hours with one rising for the day and the other concluding...

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Corban Estate – Polarity

Corban Estate – Polarity

Twelve artist's, eleven mentors, two rooms, one dark, one light, the one and only Peter and Hilda, and three exhibitions including this final show after almost two years of exhibition collaboration together. The ending is sort of bittersweet, as after all the hard...

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Polarity thoughts and talks

Polarity thoughts and talks

Peter requested that I make my small intro talk for our opening into a blog so here it is 🙂 I will be sharing a few ideas with you on Polarity: the meeting of opposites; two forces, opposing yet mutually interdependent. It’s all real, and it’s all a dream. All...

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Three OCTOBER exhibitions

Three OCTOBER exhibitions

exhibitions:                                 JEWELdisplayJEWEL at Pataka, Porirua till 14 October MORE POLARITY at Corbans, Auckland till 21 October MORE Te Ao Hurihuri – Ever Changing World at the Crypt, London 23-27 Oct MORE

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