Sculptor, photographer and film artist Steve Carr will captivate local audiences with a large-scale exhibition set to take over all Gallery spaces this autumn. Variations for Troubled Hands will bring together three projects by Carr from 2014, 2015 and 2017, and will coincide with the launch of a new publication by the artist.
Carr graduated with an MFA from the University of Auckland’s Elam School of Fine Arts in 2003. He was the co-founder of the Blue Oyster gallery in Dunedin and board member of Auckland’s Artspace (2002-04). His work has been in many major national and international exhibitions. In 2011 Carr’s participated in the Rencontres Internationales, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France. He also represented New Zealand at the Busan Biennale, Metropolitan Art Museum, South Korea in 2006. In 2010 he was the recipient of the Sapporo Artist in Residence in Japan. Carr’s work is held in a number of significant public and private collections throughout Australasia and further abroad.
Carr is represented in New Zealand by Michael Lett, Auckland and in Australia by Station Gallery, Melbourne. He is currently Senior Lecturer in Film at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch.
This exhibition will open on Saturday 20th of May at 2:30pm.