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In Conversation with Theo Schoon: A Weekend of Talks


Sun 18 Aug 2019, 11:00am–4:30pm

Where: City Gallery Wellington, Civic Square, 101 Wakefield St, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Presented in association with 'Split Level View Finder: Theo Schoon and New Zealand Art'.

Join us for a weekend of short talks, lectures, and conversations unpacking Theo Schoon’s work from a range of perspectives. Come for a session or two, or stay for the day.
MC: Hamish Coney. All talks are free. No bookings necessary.

11am: Mark Williams considers Theo Schoon, historian Michael King, and the origins of modern biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand

12pm: Megan Tamati-Quennell and Mark Adams discuss Schoon's photographic legacy, and the cross-cultural intersections within both Schoon's and Adams’s work.

12.30pm: Break

2pm: Nathan Pohio shares a Ngāi Tahu perspective on Te Wai Pounamu rock drawings

2.30pm: John Perry on Schoon and the Rotorua chapters: Waipa, Whakarewarewa, Waiotapu, and the Astral Buildings

3pm: Break

3.30pm: Anthony Byrt, Hamish Coney, and Aaron Lister reflect on the weekend’s dialogue

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