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Future Islands

Until March 18th | Tauranga Art Gallery, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty

Future Islands, New Zealand’s official entry in the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, is a story about New Zealand, told through 55 architectural projects on 22 island-like forms, floating through the gallery space.

The exhibition presents real and imagined projects that show the diversity of our architecture and the exciting possibilities for architectural adventure in our fast-changing world.

Produced by a creative team led by Charles Walker of AUT and Kathy Waghorn of the University of Auckland, Future Islands was an evocative and lyrical presence at the world’s leading architecture event.

Future Islands is about the practice and promise of architecture in this country – a small, open society that is diverse, changing and economically (and seismically) vulnerable. In the exhibition, a grouping of floating forms – light, tough shells fabricated by a boat-building company – occupy a sea of space.

It is designed as a navigational experience: an installation to be moved through. Visitors are free to make their own inter-island connections – there’s no prescribed route.

Entry to Tauranga Art Gallery is by donation.



20/01/2018 10:00am
Future Islands Tauranga Art Gallery, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty

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