The Vault: Neil Pardington

Ken Hall, Anna-Marie White, Lara Strongman
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ISBN: 978-1-877375-20-0

Hard cover book with belly band

Outstanding production values, understated but with a brave use of silver papers and well balanced use of imagery and typography.

– MAPDA 2010 judges

Working behind the scenes in museums and galleries throughout New Zealand with his large-format camera, Neil Pardington bring to light fascinating hidden collection storage spaces that are normally closed to the public. Texts by Ken Hall and Anna-Marie White and an interview by Lara Strongman.

This book was made possible with the support of Te Waka Toi, the Ngāi Tahu Fund, Base Two: One Creative Source, ImageLab Wellington, Wakefields Digital and PSP.

This stunning catalogue was designed by Pardington himself and was the MAPDA 2010 Major Exhibition Catalogue category winner.

Author: Ken Hall, Anna-Marie White, Lara Strongman

Pages: 96

Dimensions: 250 x 295mm

Imprint: Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū


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