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Auckland Festival of Photography

Friday, June 01, 2012 -
Sunday, June 24, 2012


Auckland Central


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The 9th annual Auckland Festival of Photography rolls out across the Auckland region again in June with 100 photography exhibitions and events. Over 400 photographers exhibit in a selected Signature and open access Fringe programme. Amongst the highlights in this year’s Signature programme is the 2nd Annual Fine Arts Commission exhibition at the Aotea Gallery (9-24 June), featuring the promising talent of James K Lowe.

Alongside at Aotea Gallery are Magnum images by photographer Alex Webb and Susan Meiselas, screening as part of the Talking Culture Symposium “Crossing Borders” on 2 June, including also NZ’s Nikki Denholm and Bruce Connew. Signature exhibition highlights include Peter Peryer, John Turner, Daniel Crooks and German artist Jon AdrieHoekstra’s exhibition “Nactrecorder” - a rare opportunity for an interactive experience of sound and vision.

Also, at the Papakura Art Gallery is Lisa Reihana’sNgaHau e Wha, a contemporary representation of Maori tradition and at the Auckland Museum the internationally esteemed exhibition of the Natural History Museum Wildlife Photographer of the Year.

A small taster of this month long photography feast across the entire Auckland region will once again be on offer with the Festival Tuesday Circuit on 5th June, where the public will be transported for free around the openings of 9 exhibitions in the CBD.

Visit www.photographyfestival.org.nz for full details.



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