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Date and Time
Rāpere (Fri) 8th Sept, 5:30-7:30pm

Exhibition Opening: Rosie Whinray - Flotsam & Jetsam: Beach-Combing Field Notes


Rosie Whinray’s 'Flotsam & Jetsam: Beach-Combing Field Notes' documents twelve years of Ōwhiro Bay beach-combing. Resident on the South Coast of Wellington, at the edge of the fish's mouth, Rosie's holy ground (the ten-mile radius around a person's dwelling-place according to English mythologist Martin Shaw) is half-ocean, a place where land and sea meet and exchange views. The beach is a site of perpetually-dynamic ordered chaos. Photos, drawings, and writings emerge from long-form observation of its patterns, life-forms, specimens, and artefacts.

Rosie Whinray is a multi-disciplinary artist, writer, and Wizard of Te Whanganui-a-Tara / Wellington. She draws inspiration from history, natural science, and oral tradition. Record-keeping is the backbone of her art, taking various forms including beach-combing and ink drawing - from 2010 to 2020 she made an ink drawing every day. Her current work takes the form of written words. Responsive and generative in equal measure, her many-stranded practice concerns memory, chance, and place.


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Exhibition runs 8 Sept - 2 Oct
Gallery open at all gigs and Tuesdays 10-4

Opening is a koha entry event
Drinks and snacks provided

Special thanks to Creative NZ for supporting Pyramid Club's programme

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A broken shard of the bottom half of a porcelain doll's face
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