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Black and white photo of a dog extremely close to the camera lens, with its nose front and centre

He Whakaari Ātārangi Shadow Play

A selection of photos that play with perception.

  • When | Āhea 2 Oct 2021 – 15 Mar 2022
  • Where | Ki hea Level 5, Toi Art
  • Cost | Te utu Free entry
  • Ages | Te reanga All ages
  • Allow | Me whakarite 10 minutes
  • Accessibility | E wātea ana ki

In these photographs, shadows bend and hover, cover and transform.

Boundaries are blurred – what is real and what is a trick of the light? The mundane becomes mysterious. The domestic turns ominous. The ordinary becomes extraordinary.

Ka piko, ka topa, ka kapi, ka huri kē ngā ātārangi i roto i ēnei whakaahua.

E rehurehu ana ngā rohenga – ko ēhea ngā āhua tūturu, ko ēhea ngā mahi tinihanga a te aho? He māminga ngā mahinga noa. He mea whakawetiweti ngā āhuatanga nō te kāinga. He mīharo ngā mea māori noa.

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