Le Cercle Noir. A truly outstanding food, wine and sensory experience. Thanks Shepherd Restaurant and Millton Vineyards for a spectacular evening. #visawoap #evastreet #hannahslaneway #wellingtonnz #aotearoanz
A new addition to the library. Bill approved.
Two new books arrived today. 📚
Both advance the notion that key philosophical ideas 'remade the world' - but advance completely opposite views of what that driver was. Tom Holland argues that Christianity is the defining underpinning of the modern world, while Stephen Greenblatt argues that it was the rediscovery of pre-Christian thinking in the renaissance that defined modernity.
Dominion - How the Christian Revolution Remade the World (Tom Holland, 2019)
The Swerve - How the World Became Modern (Stephen Greenblatt)
Excellently curated selection of Aotearoa New Zealand photography from some of the earliest nineteenth-century images to contemporary art photography.
"Jeremy + Bill" (Cain, 2021)
Commissioned work. Oliver Cain Studios, "Interpretation" Series.
Absolutely delighted with how this came out. Thanks so much Oliver!
Exhibition of the works of Teuane Tibbo, Ani O'Neill and Salome Tanuvasa at the Govett-Brewster Gallery, Ngāmotu.
"Wand Dance", Len Lye Foundation / Len Lye (1965, 2018)
A reconstruction of Len Lye's 1965 "Witch Dance", using larger elements from "Bell Wand" (1965). Developed by the Len Lye Foundation with the support of Team Zizz.
Exhibition at Govett-Brewster Gallery of the works of Dale Harding (Bidjara, Garingbal and Ghungalu), from the Carnarvon Gorge area of the Central Highlands, Queensland.
Govett-Brewster Art Gallery / Len Lye Centre, New Plymouth / Ngāmotu, Aotearoa.
Quietly Disfigured (2020) Shannon Novak.
Acrylic, pencil and ink. Puke Ariki, Ngāmotu.
"Ngā Hau Ngākau" - Exhibition at Puke Ariki, Ngāmotu.
Using the whole fruit… feijoa upside-down cake, feijoa chutney & feijoa skin cordial #feijoa #feijoaseason #cake #chutney #cordial
Witi Ihimaera appearing as Tama-nui-te-rā in Taki Rua’s the world premier performance of “Navigating the Stars”, Soundshell, Botanical Gardens, Te Whanganui-a-Tara.
Our first visit on 6 February was to Te Ana a Nunuku (Nunuku’s cave) and the petroglyphs (rock carvings) that can be found there, carved in bas relief over the top of an ancient cave mouth.
The petroglyphs depict seals, birds, faces and other elements of Moriori culture and tradition.
“Seasons Change” Glass mounted on recycled wooden framed windows. Lisa Walsh, Waverley, Taranaki, Aotearoa NZ. #art #glass #installed #windows #walls #seasons #change #taranaki #roberthannahcentre #evast #wellingtonnz #aotearoanz
I bought some art …
Two pieces titled “Seasons Change”, by Lisa Walsh, an artist based in Waverley, South Taranaki. Fired glass, mounted on old glass windows.
4 random beautiful books from the Library. #beautifulbooks #buylocal #buylocalnz @vicbks @unitybookswgtn @goodbookshopnz #saynotoamazon
Calling out assumes the worst. Calling in involves conversation, compassion and context. It doesn’t mean a person should ignore harm, slight or damage, but nor should she, he or they exaggerate it.