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What you bring with you to work by Fiona Connor

ArtBite

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Fiona Connor What you bring with you to work 2010. Nine domestic windows. Collection of Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu, purchased 2010

Fiona Connor What you bring with you to work 2010. Nine domestic windows. Collection of Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu, purchased 2010


Join art historian Robyn Peers as she discusses Fiona Connor's domestic windows in the Above Ground exhibition on the first floor.

Art Bites are 30-minute lunchtime presentations on a single work on display, presented by our staff, guides and guest speakers.

There's a new Art Bite to enjoy each Friday at 12.30pm.

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Fiona Connor What you bring with you to work
In 2010, the ex-Auckland, Los Angeles-based Fiona Connor produced nine precise replicas of the bedroom windows of a group of art gallery attendants. Connor’s flexible installation plan sees these replica windows fitted into cavities in a building’s walls, allowing views into the fabric of its hidden structure. 'What you bring with you to work' tests out various ideas, implicit in its title, including the imprint of a person's home environment, and the meeting of private and public space. In a local, post-earthquake context, Connor's window structures may gather a different set of associations. (Above ground, 2015)
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This year’s weekly ArtBite programme is about to start! From Friday 10 February, we will again offer a weekly presentation of a work on display here at Te Puna o Waiwhetu. The aim of these 30-minute talks is to give you an art break in the middle of your day. We know you’re busy, so this isn’t a long lecture meant to take up too much of your time. And they’re free. With a new work presented each Friday at 12.30pm, the information will be fresh so you can impress your friends during your weekend socialising.

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