Civic Pride

Curated by Milly Mitchell-Anyon

9 November 2019 - 8 March 2020

The 2019 Creative New Zealand Toi Aotearoa intern, Milly Mitchell-Anyon, uses the 1889-90 and 1925-26 South Seas Exhibitions to think about public space. Following these exhibitions, Dunedin went through a beautification boom; constructing new roads, buildings, museums, galleries and public parks, reflecting both a particular moment in time and a particular set of values. Civic Pride considers how we might reflect on, extend, and critique these spaces within a contemporary context.

A Dunedin Public Art Gallery Curatorial Project supported by Creative New Zealand Toi Aotearoa
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