Category: 2014

Campbell Walker

“Anxious repetitive smiling” (nothings going to happen)

with Radio Cegeste

// Screening starts 9pm tonight, Thursday 13 February 2014 (doors open 8:45pm)

// At RM, ground floor, 295 Karangahape Road, Newton, Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand

New, austere video work by RM summer resident Campbell Walker shot in very limited locations in Auckland over the last few weeks. With live transmitted accompaniment from Radio Cegeste aka Sally Ann McIntyre, fresh from touring Australia.

Farewell Drinks

// 7:30pm tonight, Thursday 13 February 2014
// Albert Park, in and amongst the installation for the Lantern Festival (or back at RM if the conditions are no good)

Please join us this evening at 7:30pm in Albert Park where we’ll be having drinks to farewell our five residents.… Continue

Michelle McGeean

An artists talk:

10 Things I Like About Marshall McLuhan

// 6pm Tuesday 11 February 2014

McLuhan at His Best!

Using his erudiction and incredible command of sources, playing with words to isolate ideas, arriving at essence by altering the angle of view, McLuhan compresses broad comprehension into succinct aphorism.

“Paradox is the posture of the mind when like a boxer balanced on two feet, it is feinting for an opening.”

“The more the data banks record about each one of us, the less we exist.”

“New means create new ends as new services create new discomforts.”

Toronto-based artist Michelle McGeean is visiting Auckland as part of RM’s inaugural artists residency programme.… Continue

Summer hours

RM is currently closed for summer. Or at least, the gallery is closed, and the space converted into a studio for the

Inaugural RM International Residency Programme.

After the success of our annual summer studio program, RM is very excited to be hosting its first international residency — bringing five artists together, providing them with an apartment and the use of our space as a studio. This is a residency that is motivated by the informal conversations that surround art practices. It is a time for finding ways to open up research and thinking to others; creating a space where we might eat and think and talk together. … Continue