• '

    THERE IS NO OTHER
    HOME BUT THIS

    '

    Govett-Brewster Art Gallery


    [with Khadim Ali]


    Curated by Zara Stanhope


    5th March – 19th June 2022


    Ngāmotu New Plymouth, NZ

    Govett-Brewster Install 1
    Govett-Brewster Install 1

    Installation view

    Photography by Samuel Hartnett

    Govett-Brewster Install 1
    Govett-Brewster Install 1
    Govett-Brewster Install 1
    Govett-Brewster Install 1
    Govett-Brewster Install 1
    Govett-Brewster Install 1
    Govett-Brewster Install 1
    Govett-Brewster Install 1
    Govett-Brewster Install 1
    Govett-Brewster Install 1
    '

    THERE IS NO OTHER
    HOME BUT THIS

    '

    Govett-Brewster Art Gallery


    [with Khadim Ali]


    Curated by Zara Stanhope


    5th March – 19th June 2022


    Ngāmotu New Plymouth, NZ

  • '

    ALL MY BOOKS HAVE
    FADED SPINES

    '

    McLeavey Gallery


    16th March – 9th April 2022


    Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, NZ

    all my books have faded spines work
    all my books have faded spines work

    All My Books Have Faded Spines, 2022
    Cotton embroidery on khadi
    580mm x 1070mm

    '

    ALL MY BOOKS HAVE
    FADED SPINES

    '

    McLeavey Gallery


    16th March – 9th April 2022


    Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, NZ

  • '

    ALL MY BOOKS HAVE
    FADED SPINES

    '

    McLeavey Gallery


    16th March – 9th April 2022


    Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, NZ

    Eyeteeth and Keys in the Drawer
    Eyeteeth and Keys in the Drawer

    Eyeteeth
, 2022
    Cotton embroidery on khadi
    830mm x 430mm

    Keys in the Drawer, 2022
    Cotton embroidery on khadi
    830mm x 430 mm

    Eyeteeth and Keys in the Drawer
    '

    ALL MY BOOKS HAVE
    FADED SPINES

    '

    McLeavey Gallery


    16th March – 9th April 2022


    Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, NZ

  • '

    ALL MY BOOKS HAVE
    FADED SPINES

    '

    McLeavey Gallery


    16th March – 9th April 2022


    Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, NZ

    All My Books Have Faded Spines McLeavey Install 1
    All My Books Have Faded Spines McLeavey Install 1

    Installation view

    Photography by Ryan McCauley

    All My Books Have Faded Spines McLeavey Install 1
    All My Books Have Faded Spines McLeavey Install 1
    All My Books Have Faded Spines McLeavey Install 1
    '

    ALL MY BOOKS HAVE
    FADED SPINES

    '

    McLeavey Gallery


    16th March – 9th April 2022


    Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, NZ

  • '

    ALL MY BOOKS HAVE
    FADED SPINES

    '

    McLeavey Gallery


    16th March – 9th April 2022


    Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, NZ

    Five Persepolitan Watercolours
    Five Persepolitan Watercolours

    Dolly (study of a Achaemenid Persepolitan), 2021
    Watercolour and natural pigment on cotton paper
    [framed]


    Thrity (study of an Achaemenid Queen), 2021
    Watercolour and natural pigment on cotton paper
    [framed]


    Yasmin (study of a Persepolitan Courtier), 2021
    Watercolour and natural pigment on cotton paper
    [framed]

    Delzin (study of a Priestess from Gordion), 2021
    Watercolour and natural pigment on cotton paper
    [framed]


    Self Portrait (study of a Persepolitan Courtier), 2021
    Watercolour and natural pigment on cotton paper
    [framed]

    Five Persepolitan Watercolours
    Five Persepolitan Watercolours
    Five Persepolitan Watercolours
    '

    ALL MY BOOKS HAVE
    FADED SPINES

    '

    McLeavey Gallery


    16th March – 9th April 2022


    Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, NZ

  • '

    ALL MY BOOKS HAVE
    FADED SPINES

    '

    McLeavey Gallery


    16th March – 9th April 2022


    Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, NZ

    Words are Pilgrims
    Words are Pilgrims

    Alcohol (a dance of birds as our vines ripen), 2021
    Cotton embroidery on khadi handkerchief
    510mm x 500mm [unframed] | 670mm x 670mm [framed]

    Musk (or the residual tenderness of a pillow), 2021
    Cotton embroidery on khadi handkerchief
    510mm x 500mm [unframed] | 670mm x 670mm [framed]

    Khaki (upon some soil we land safely), 2021
    Cotton embroidery on khadi handkerchief
    510mm x 500mm [unframed] | 670mm x 670mm [framed]

    Algebra (or an allegory for faith), 2021
    Cotton embroidery on khadi handkerchief
    510mm x 500mm [unframed] | 670mm x 670mm [framed]

    Words are Pilgrims
    Words are Pilgrims
    Words are Pilgrims
    '

    ALL MY BOOKS HAVE
    FADED SPINES

    '

    McLeavey Gallery


    16th March – 9th April 2022


    Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, NZ

  • '

    ALL MY BOOKS HAVE
    FADED SPINES

    '

    McLeavey Gallery


    16th March – 9th April 2022


    Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, NZ

    Dispersion Series
    Dispersion Series

    Dio Dispersion, 2018
    Cotton embroidery and antique mul (19th century) on Bombay Dyeing tea towel (c. 1940)
    530mm x 510mm [framed]

    Udvada, 2018
    Cotton embroidery and antique mul (19th century) on Bombay Dyeing tea towel (c. 1940)
    530mm x 525mm [framed]

    '

    ALL MY BOOKS HAVE
    FADED SPINES

    '

    McLeavey Gallery


    16th March – 9th April 2022


    Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, NZ

  • '

    NOTES FOR TOMORROW

    '

    Te Uru


    [group exhibition]


    Presented by Independent Curators International (ICI)


    Curated for Te Uru by Tendai Mutambu | Exhibition design by Sam Aislabie


    12th March – 12th June 2022


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

    Notes for Tomorrow Te Uru
    Notes for Tomorrow Te Uru
    Notes for Tomorrow Te Uru
    Notes for Tomorrow Te Uru
    Notes for Tomorrow Te Uru
    '

    NOTES FOR TOMORROW

    '

    Te Uru


    [group exhibition]


    Presented by Independent Curators International (ICI)


    Curated for Te Uru by Tendai Mutambu | Exhibition design by Sam Aislabie


    12th March – 12th June 2022


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

  • '

    FRUIT CUBAB

    '

    Te Tuhi


    Reeves Road and Parnell Station Billboards


    27th February – 8th May 2022


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

    Te Tuhi Fruit Cubab
    Te Tuhi Fruit Cubab

    Fruit Cubab, 2022 [1 – 3]
    Inkjet billboard print
    2400mm H x 3000mm W (each)

    Commissioned by Te Tuhi, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland

    Installation view photographs by Samuel Hartnett

    Te Tuhi Fruit Cubab
    Te Tuhi Fruit Cubab
    '

    FRUIT CUBAB

    '

    Te Tuhi


    Reeves Road and Parnell Station Billboards


    27th February – 8th May 2022


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

  • '

    LANGUAGE IS MIGRANT'
    'Colomboscope 7th Edition

    '

    Barefoot Gallery


    20th – 30th January 2022


    Colombo, Sri Lanka

    Colomboscope 1

    Installation view

    Photography Shehan Obeysekara

    '

    LANGUAGE IS MIGRANT'
    'Colomboscope 7th Edition

    '

    Barefoot Gallery


    20th – 30th January 2022


    Colombo, Sri Lanka

  • '

    LANGUAGE IS MIGRANT'
    'Colomboscope 7th Edition

    '

    Barefoot Gallery


    20th – 30th January 2022


    Colombo, Sri Lanka

    Colomboscope 2
    '

    LANGUAGE IS MIGRANT'
    'Colomboscope 7th Edition

    '

    Barefoot Gallery


    20th – 30th January 2022


    Colombo, Sri Lanka

  • '

    BILDUNGSROMAN (& OTHER STORIES)

    '

    Tarq Gallery


    8th July – 7th August 2021


    Mumbai, India

    TARQ BILDUNGSROMAN INSTALL 2
    TARQ BILDUNGSROMAN INSTALL 2
    TARQ BILDUNGSROMAN INSTALL 2
    '

    BILDUNGSROMAN (& OTHER STORIES)

    '

    Tarq Gallery


    8th July – 7th August 2021


    Mumbai, India

  • '

    BILDUNGSROMAN (& OTHER STORIES)

    '

    Tarq Gallery


    8th July – 7th August 2021


    Mumbai, India

    TARQ MALIDO AND ONION
    TARQ MALIDO AND ONION

    Taste of Malido, 2018
    Embroidery on khadi handkerchief
    410mm H x 500mm W [unframed]

    Sound of Dhansak, 2018
    Embroidery on khadi handkerchief
    410mm H x 500mm W [unframed]

    Money Pouches [I-II], 2019
    Embroidery on canvas money pouches c. 1930
    [Dimensions variable]

    Still Life, Spin & Thrust, 2018
    Embroidery on repurposed dust cloth c. 1990
    350mm H x 390mm W [unframed]

    Onions, too, cry, 2021
    Embroidery on hand-loomed khatka
    430mm H x 430mm W

    TARQ MALIDO AND ONION
    TARQ MALIDO AND ONION
    TARQ MALIDO AND ONION
    '

    BILDUNGSROMAN (& OTHER STORIES)

    '

    Tarq Gallery


    8th July – 7th August 2021


    Mumbai, India

  • '

    BILDUNGSROMAN (& OTHER STORIES)

    '

    Tarq Gallery


    8th July – 7th August 2021


    Mumbai, India

    TARQ BILDUNGSROMAN EMBERS

    Embers (16 thoughts form simultaneously), 2019
    Embroidery on khadi handkerchief
    450mm H x 450mm W

    '

    BILDUNGSROMAN (& OTHER STORIES)

    '

    Tarq Gallery


    8th July – 7th August 2021


    Mumbai, India

  • '

    BILDUNGSROMAN (& OTHER STORIES)

    '

    Tarq Gallery


    8th July – 7th August 2021


    Mumbai, India

    TARQ BILDUNGSROMAN HANDS ON LAP AND FAREWELL DEAR BANOO
    TARQ BILDUNGSROMAN HANDS ON LAP AND FAREWELL DEAR BANOO

    Hands on Lap, 2019
    Embroidery on ikat handkerchief
    470mm H x 470mm W

    Farewell Dear Banoo, 2019
    Embroidery on khadi handkerchief
    450mm H x 450mm W

    '

    BILDUNGSROMAN (& OTHER STORIES)

    '

    Tarq Gallery


    8th July – 7th August 2021


    Mumbai, India

  • '

    BILDUNGSROMAN (& OTHER STORIES)

    '

    Tarq Gallery


    8th July – 7th August 2021


    Mumbai, India

    TARQ BILDUNGSROMAN INSTALL 1
    '

    BILDUNGSROMAN (& OTHER STORIES)

    '

    Tarq Gallery


    8th July – 7th August 2021


    Mumbai, India

  • '

    SWING BACK, LINGER

    '

    McLeavey Gallery


    [group exhibition]


    21st Jul – 7th Jul 2021


    Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, NZ

    McLeavey group Swing Back, Linger
    McLeavey group Swing Back, Linger

    Seeds (written and spoken-word), 2020
    Graphite text on wall

    McLeavey group Swing Back, Linger
    '

    SWING BACK, LINGER

    '

    McLeavey Gallery


    [group exhibition]


    21st Jul – 7th Jul 2021


    Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, NZ

  • '

    MĀNAWATIA TAKATAPUI | DEFENDING PLURALITY

    '

    Tauranga Art Gallery | Toi Tauranga


    [group exhibition]


    23rd July – 10th October 2021


    Tauranga, NZ

    Tauranga Art Gallery Group Show Manawatia Takatapui Defending Plurality

    Dwelling, 2017
    Cotton thread hand embroidery on upholstered silk textile.

    Drapery, 2019
    Cotton and silk thread embroidery on 80% linen/20% cellulose textile.

    '

    MĀNAWATIA TAKATAPUI | DEFENDING PLURALITY

    '

    Tauranga Art Gallery | Toi Tauranga


    [group exhibition]


    23rd July – 10th October 2021


    Tauranga, NZ

  • '

    LIKE BIRDS, LIKE FISHES

    '

    Tim Melville Gallery


    7th April – 1st May 2021


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

    Like Birds Like Fishes Essayer
    Like Birds Like Fishes Essayer

    Essayer (are we there yet?), 2021
    Embroidery on khadi cloth
    405mm H x 870mm W

    '

    LIKE BIRDS, LIKE FISHES

    '

    Tim Melville Gallery


    7th April – 1st May 2021


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

  • '

    LIKE BIRDS, LIKE FISHES

    '

    Tim Melville Gallery


    7th April – 1st May 2021


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

    Like Birds Like Fishes Lessons
    Like Birds Like Fishes Lessons

    Selection 'It's Never too Late to Learn' (series of 32)

    Lesson 8, 2020
    Embroidery on gifted vintage muslin handkerchief
    420mm H x 420mm W [frame]

    Lesson 16, 2020
    Embroidery on gifted vintage muslin handkerchief
    420mm H x 420mm W [frame]

    Lesson 25, 2020
    Embroidery on gifted vintage muslin handkerchief
    420mm H x 420mm W [frame]


    Lesson 21, Revised, 2021
    Embroidery on gifted vintage muslin handkerchief
    420mm H x 420mm W [frame]

    Lesson 32, 2021
    Embroidery on gifted vintage muslin handkerchief
    420mm H x 420mm W [frame]

    Like Birds Like Fishes Lessons
    Like Birds Like Fishes Lessons
    Like Birds Like Fishes Lessons
    Like Birds Like Fishes Lessons
    Like Birds Like Fishes Lessons
    '

    LIKE BIRDS, LIKE FISHES

    '

    Tim Melville Gallery


    7th April – 1st May 2021


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

  • '

    LIKE BIRDS, LIKE FISHES

    '

    Tim Melville Gallery


    7th April – 1st May 2021


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

    Like Birds Like Fishes Ziggurat and A Squall Unto Yasmins Friday Shrine
    Like Birds Like Fishes Ziggurat and A Squall Unto Yasmins Friday Shrine

    A squall unto Yasmin's Friday shrine, 2020
    Embroidery on printed Bombay Dyeing dust cloth c. 1980
    755mm H x 830mm W [frame]

    Ziggurat (aide-mémoire), 2020
    Embroidery on printed Bombay Dyeing dust cloth c. 1980
    755mm H x 830mm W [frame]

    Like Birds Like Fishes Ziggurat and A Squall Unto Yasmins Friday Shrine
    Like Birds Like Fishes Ziggurat and A Squall Unto Yasmins Friday Shrine
    '

    LIKE BIRDS, LIKE FISHES

    '

    Tim Melville Gallery


    7th April – 1st May 2021


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

  • '

    LIKE BIRDS, LIKE FISHES

    '

    Tim Melville Gallery


    7th April – 1st May 2021


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

    Like Birds Like Fishes Flight with a landscape in the belly
    Like Birds Like Fishes Flight with a landscape in the belly

    Flight with a landscape in the belly, 2021
    Embroidery on khadi cloth
    900mm H x 355mm W

    Like Birds, Like Fishes, 2021
    Embroidery on khadi cloth
    900mm H x 355mm W

    Like Birds Like Fishes Flight with a landscape in the belly
    '

    LIKE BIRDS, LIKE FISHES

    '

    Tim Melville Gallery


    7th April – 1st May 2021


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

  • '

    LIKE BIRDS, LIKE FISHES

    '

    Tim Melville Gallery


    7th April – 1st May 2021


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

    Like Birds, Like Fishes Install
    Like Birds, Like Fishes Install
    '

    LIKE BIRDS, LIKE FISHES

    '

    Tim Melville Gallery


    7th April – 1st May 2021


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

  • '

    HISTORY RESERVES BUT A FEW LINES FOR YOU

    '

    Enjoy Contemporary Art Gallery


    19th February – 3rd April 2021


    Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, NZ

    History reserves but a few lines for you Install
    History reserves but a few lines for you Install

    Install view

    Photography by Cheska Brown

    History reserves but a few lines for you Install
    '

    HISTORY RESERVES BUT A FEW LINES FOR YOU

    '

    Enjoy Contemporary Art Gallery


    19th February – 3rd April 2021


    Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, NZ

  • '

    HISTORY RESERVES BUT A FEW LINES FOR YOU

    '

    Enjoy Contemporary Art Gallery


    19th February – 3rd April 2021


    Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, NZ

    HISTORY RESERVES DRAPERY AND IN SMALL PLACES
    HISTORY RESERVES DRAPERY AND IN SMALL PLACES

    Drapery, 2019
    Cotton and silk thread embroidery on 80% linen/20% cellulose textile.

    In Small Places (Farrokh & Sohrab), 2018
    Cotton thread hand embroidery on hand-loomed tea towel.

    HISTORY RESERVES DRAPERY AND IN SMALL PLACES
    HISTORY RESERVES DRAPERY AND IN SMALL PLACES
    HISTORY RESERVES DRAPERY AND IN SMALL PLACES
    '

    HISTORY RESERVES BUT A FEW LINES FOR YOU

    '

    Enjoy Contemporary Art Gallery


    19th February – 3rd April 2021


    Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, NZ

  • '

    HISTORY RESERVES BUT A FEW LINES FOR YOU

    '

    Enjoy Contemporary Art Gallery


    19th February – 3rd April 2021


    Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, NZ

    History Reserves Ionic

    Ionic, 2021
    Cotton thread hand embroidery on muslin handkerchief.

    '

    HISTORY RESERVES BUT A FEW LINES FOR YOU

    '

    Enjoy Contemporary Art Gallery


    19th February – 3rd April 2021


    Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, NZ

  • '

    HISTORY RESERVES BUT A FEW LINES FOR YOU

    '

    Enjoy Contemporary Art Gallery


    19th February – 3rd April 2021


    Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, NZ

    History Reserves Threshold and Dwelling
    History Reserves Threshold and Dwelling

    Threshold, 2021
    Pearlised polychrome Czech glass beads
    [spatial intervention with concrete flooring.]

    Dwelling, 2017
    Cotton thread hand embroidery on upholstered silk textile.

    History Reserves Threshold and Dwelling
    '

    HISTORY RESERVES BUT A FEW LINES FOR YOU

    '

    Enjoy Contemporary Art Gallery


    19th February – 3rd April 2021


    Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, NZ

  • '

    HISTORY RESERVES BUT A FEW LINES FOR YOU

    '

    Enjoy Contemporary Art Gallery


    19th February – 3rd April 2021


    Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, NZ

    History Reserves Through the Keyhole and Telemachus
    History Reserves Through the Keyhole and Telemachus

    Telemachus, 2021
    Cotton thread hand embroidery on muslin handkerchief.

    Through the keyhole, 2021
    Cotton thread hand embroidery on muslin handkerchief.

    History Reserves Through the Keyhole and Telemachus
    '

    HISTORY RESERVES BUT A FEW LINES FOR YOU

    '

    Enjoy Contemporary Art Gallery


    19th February – 3rd April 2021


    Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, NZ

  • '

    HISTORY RESERVES BUT A FEW LINES FOR YOU

    '

    Enjoy Contemporary Art Gallery


    19th February – 3rd April 2021


    Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, NZ

    History Reserves Trojan and Paisley
    History Reserves Trojan and Paisley

    Trojan, 2021
    Cotton thread hand embroidery on muslin handkerchief.

    Paisley (bruise blue), 2021
    Cotton thread hand embroidery on muslin handkerchief.

    History Reserves Trojan and Paisley
    '

    HISTORY RESERVES BUT A FEW LINES FOR YOU

    '

    Enjoy Contemporary Art Gallery


    19th February – 3rd April 2021


    Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, NZ

  • '

    THIEVES' MARKET

    '

    The National


    3rd – 27th February 2021


    Ōtautahi Christchurch, NZ

    Thieves' Market Install
    Thieves' Market Install

    Install view

    Photography by John Collie

    Thieves' Market Install
    Thieves' Market Install
    '

    THIEVES' MARKET

    '

    The National


    3rd – 27th February 2021


    Ōtautahi Christchurch, NZ

  • '

    THIEVES' MARKET

    '

    The National


    3rd – 27th February 2021


    Ōtautahi Christchurch, NZ

    Thieves' Market Lots 1
    Thieves' Market Lots 1

    Lot. 5, 2020
    Beaded tapestry fragments with Czech glass beads and mercerised cotton thread.

    Lot. 13, 2018 – 2021
    Beaded tapestry fragments with Czech glass beads and mercerised cotton thread.

    Thieves' Market Lots 1
    Thieves' Market Lots 1
    '

    THIEVES' MARKET

    '

    The National


    3rd – 27th February 2021


    Ōtautahi Christchurch, NZ

  • '

    THIEVES' MARKET

    '

    The National


    3rd – 27th February 2021


    Ōtautahi Christchurch, NZ

    Thieves' Market Lots 2
    Thieves' Market Lots 2

    Lot. 1, 2018 – 2021 [framed]
    Beaded tapestry fragments with Czech glass beads and mercerised cotton thread.

    Lot. 6, 2020 – 2021
    Beaded tapestry fragments with Czech glass beads and mercerised cotton thread.

    '

    THIEVES' MARKET

    '

    The National


    3rd – 27th February 2021


    Ōtautahi Christchurch, NZ

  • '

    THIEVES' MARKET

    '

    The National


    3rd – 27th February 2021


    Ōtautahi Christchurch, NZ

    Thieves' Market Lots 3
    Thieves' Market Lots 3

    Lot. 3, 2020
    Beaded tapestry fragments with Czech glass beads and mercerised cotton thread.

    Lot. 10, 2020
    Beaded tapestry fragments with Czech glass beads and mercerised cotton thread.

    Lot. 9, 2019 – 2021
    Beaded tapestry fragments with Czech glass beads and mercerised cotton thread.

    Lot. 7, 2020 – 2021
    Beaded tapestry fragments with Czech glass beads and mercerised cotton thread.

    Thieves' Market Lots 3
    Thieves' Market Lots 3
    '

    THIEVES' MARKET

    '

    The National


    3rd – 27th February 2021


    Ōtautahi Christchurch, NZ

  • '

    ON CHROMA

    '

    Sumer Gallery


    17th October—14th November 2020


    Tauranga, NZ

    Sympathetic Qualities

    Sympathetic Qualities, 2020
    Cotton embroidery on handwoven ikat cloth.
    300mm H x 300mm W

    '

    ON CHROMA

    '

    Sumer Gallery


    17th October—14th November 2020


    Tauranga, NZ

  • '

    ON CHROMA

    '

    Sumer Gallery


    17th October—14th November 2020


    Tauranga, NZ

    Helpful Thoughts

    Helpful Thoughts, 2020
    Cotton embroidery on handwoven ikat cloth.
    300mm H x 300mm W

    '

    ON CHROMA

    '

    Sumer Gallery


    17th October—14th November 2020


    Tauranga, NZ

  • '

    ON CHROMA

    '

    Sumer Gallery


    17th October—14th November 2020


    Tauranga, NZ

    Grasping

    Grasping (three anachronisms), 2020
    Cotton embroidery on handwoven ikat cloth.
    810mm H x 360mm W

    '

    ON CHROMA

    '

    Sumer Gallery


    17th October—14th November 2020


    Tauranga, NZ

  • '

    ON CHROMA

    '

    Sumer Gallery


    17th October—14th November 2020


    Tauranga, NZ

    ON CHROMA INSTALL
    ON CHROMA INSTALL

    Installation view

    Photography by Dan du Bern

    '

    ON CHROMA

    '

    Sumer Gallery


    17th October—14th November 2020


    Tauranga, NZ

  • '

    NOTES & METHODS

    '

    Tim Melville Gallery


    7th July – 1st August 2020


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

    He Asked About The Quality

    He Asked About the Quality, 2019
    Cotton and silk thread, antique linen handkerchief.
    160mm H x 170mm W

    '

    NOTES & METHODS

    '

    Tim Melville Gallery


    7th July – 1st August 2020


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

  • '

    NOTES & METHODS

    '

    Tim Melville Gallery


    7th July – 1st August 2020


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

    Original Recipe and Secondary Study
    Original Recipe and Secondary Study

    Original Recipe with Tubular Saucepan Handle, 2020
    Cotton thread, handwoven khadi.
    385mm H x 385mm W

    Secondary Study from Apartment No. 14, 2020
    Cotton thread, handwoven khadi.
    385mm H x 385mm W

    '

    NOTES & METHODS

    '

    Tim Melville Gallery


    7th July – 1st August 2020


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

  • '

    NOTES & METHODS

    '

    Tim Melville Gallery


    7th July – 1st August 2020


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

    For Thirty Thousand Years
    For Thirty Thousand Years

    For Thirty Thousand Years (I, II, III), 2019
    Cotton thread, silk and cotton khadi.
    900mm H x 950mm W

    For Thirty Thousand Years
    For Thirty Thousand Years
    '

    NOTES & METHODS

    '

    Tim Melville Gallery


    7th July – 1st August 2020


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

  • '

    NOTES & METHODS

    '

    Tim Melville Gallery


    7th July – 1st August 2020


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

    Eleven Thoughts Form

    Eleven Thoughts Form
    (conflation of mischief and pleasure)
    , 2020
    Cotton thread, handwoven khadi.
    420mm H x 840mm W

    '

    NOTES & METHODS

    '

    Tim Melville Gallery


    7th July – 1st August 2020


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

  • '

    NOTES & METHODS

    '

    Tim Melville Gallery


    7th July – 1st August 2020


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

    Four Bars and Grand Elasticity
    Four Bars and Grand Elasticity

    Four Bars (transcending asceticism), 2020
    Cotton thread, handwoven silk remnant.
    385mm H x 385mm W

    Grand Elasticity, 2020
    Cotton thread, handwoven silk remnant.
    385mm H x 385mm W

    '

    NOTES & METHODS

    '

    Tim Melville Gallery


    7th July – 1st August 2020


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

  • '

    NOTES & METHODS

    '

    Tim Melville Gallery


    7th July – 1st August 2020


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

    Bar Series
    Bar Series

    21 Bars, 2018
    Cotton thread, hand-loomed khatka (dust cloth).
    450mm H x 350mm W

    9 Bars, 2018
    Cotton thread, hand-loomed khatka (dust cloth).
    450mm H x 350mm W

    27 Bars, 2018
    Cotton thread, hand-loomed khatka (dust cloth).
    450mm H x 350mm W

    Bar Series
    Bar Series
    '

    NOTES & METHODS

    '

    Tim Melville Gallery


    7th July – 1st August 2020


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

  • '

    NOTES & METHODS

    '

    Tim Melville Gallery


    7th July – 1st August 2020


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

    Notes & Methods Framed trio
    Notes & Methods Framed trio

    Ishtar Gate Residue, 2019
    Cotton thread, khadi handkerchief.
    450mm H x 450mm W | 680mm H x 680mm W (framed)

    Simpleton No. 1, 2019
    Cotton thread, khadi handkerchief.
    450mm H x 450mm W | 680mm H x 680mm W (framed)

    Je vous en prie Monsieur de Morgan!, 2019
    Cotton thread, khadi handkerchief.
    450mm H x 450mm W | 680mm H x 680mm W (framed)

    Notes & Methods Framed trio
    Notes & Methods Framed trio
    '

    NOTES & METHODS

    '

    Tim Melville Gallery


    7th July – 1st August 2020


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

  • '

    NOTES & METHODS

    '

    Tim Melville Gallery


    7th July – 1st August 2020


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

    Ax Ex and Astral Buoyancy
    Ax Ex and Astral Buoyancy

    Ax – Ex, 2020
    Cotton thread, handwoven khadi.
    385mm H x 385mm W

    Astral Buoyancy, 2020
    Cotton thread, handwoven khadi.
    385mm H x 385mm W

    '

    NOTES & METHODS

    '

    Tim Melville Gallery


    7th July – 1st August 2020


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

  • '

    NOTES & METHODS

    '

    Tim Melville Gallery


    7th July – 1st August 2020


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

    Notes and Methods install
    '

    NOTES & METHODS

    '

    Tim Melville Gallery


    7th July – 1st August 2020


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

  • '

    IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO LEARN

    '

    Te Tuhi: Arts Out East


    Off-site spatial intervention:
    Ararimu Valley School Cottage (1884)
    Howick Historic Village


    19th – 27th April 2020


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

    Its Never Too Late To Learn Howick Install
    Its Never Too Late To Learn Howick Install
    Its Never Too Late To Learn Howick Install
    '

    IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO LEARN

    '

    Te Tuhi: Arts Out East


    Off-site spatial intervention:
    Ararimu Valley School Cottage (1884)
    Howick Historic Village


    19th – 27th April 2020


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

  • '

    EVEN THE BIRDS ARE WALKING

    '

    Latitude 53


    24th January – 14th March 2020


    Amiskwacîwâskahikan Edmonton, Canada

    Even the Birds are Walking
    Even the Birds are Walking

    i. A squall unto Yasmin’s Friday shrine, 2020
    Cotton thread, Bombay Dyeing cotton dust cloth (Mumbai, c. 1980).
    450mm H x 600mm W

    ii. He will not be attending the conference, 2020
    Cotton thread, hand-loomed tea towel (Izmir, c. 1940).
    545mm H x 970mm W

    iii. As displacement took root, 2020
    Cotton thread, silk upholstery remnant (Shiraz, c. 1960).
    1015mm H x 970mm W

    Even the Birds are Walking
    Even the Birds are Walking
    Even the Birds are Walking
    Even the Birds are Walking
    '

    EVEN THE BIRDS ARE WALKING

    '

    Latitude 53


    24th January – 14th March 2020


    Amiskwacîwâskahikan Edmonton, Canada

  • '

    PAPER TRAIL

    '

    Tim Melville Gallery


    [Virtual lockdown presentation]


    April – May 2020


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, New Zealand

    Paper trail
    Paper trail

    Body, Remember, 2019.
    Watercolour & graphite on cotton paper.
    180mm H x 125mm W (unframed)

    Neapoli, 2019.
    Watercolour & graphite on cotton paper.
    180mm H x 125mm W (unframed)

    Paper trail
    '

    PAPER TRAIL

    '

    Tim Melville Gallery


    [Virtual lockdown presentation]


    April – May 2020


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, New Zealand

  • '

    HOT MESS

    '

    Bowerbank Ninow


    27th November – 20th December 2019


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

    HOT MESS
    HOT MESS

    August (Novelli's poetry reading tour), 2019
    Cotton thread, khadi handkerchief.
    450mm H x 450mm W

    Vitrine of Gestures, 2019
    Cotton thread, khadi handkerchief.
    450mm H x 450mm W

    '

    HOT MESS

    '

    Bowerbank Ninow


    27th November – 20th December 2019


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

  • '

    Some Retained Delights

    '

    RM Gallery


    9th – 26th October 2019


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

    SOME RETAINED DELIGHTS
    SOME RETAINED DELIGHTS

    Photography by Ardit Hoxha

    SOME RETAINED DELIGHTS
    SOME RETAINED DELIGHTS
    SOME RETAINED DELIGHTS
    SOME RETAINED DELIGHTS
    '

    Some Retained Delights

    '

    RM Gallery


    9th – 26th October 2019


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

  • '

    COME, REMEMBER

    '

    Window Gallery


    [with Ophelia King]


    31st July – 30th August 2019


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

    Come, Remember
    Come, Remember
    Come, Remember
    Come, Remember
    '

    COME, REMEMBER

    '

    Window Gallery


    [with Ophelia King]


    31st July – 30th August 2019


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

  • '

    Softly Spoken

    '

    Hastings City Art Gallery


    3rd August – 3rd November 2019


    Heretaunga Hastings, NZ

    Softly Spoken
    Softly Spoken
    Softly Spoken
    Softly Spoken
    '

    Softly Spoken

    '

    Hastings City Art Gallery


    3rd August – 3rd November 2019


    Heretaunga Hastings, NZ

  • '

    UNCRUISING

    '

    Phoenix Athens


    Villa Exarcheia Residency Project


    9th July – 20th August 2019


    Athens, Greece

    UNCRUISING
    UNCRUISING
    '

    UNCRUISING

    '

    Phoenix Athens


    Villa Exarcheia Residency Project


    9th July – 20th August 2019


    Athens, Greece

  • '

    19 GALLERY: Relocating Frances Hodgkins

    '

    Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki


    4th May – 1st September 2019


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

    19 Gallery

    In response to 'Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys': within a model gallery located in the display case on the mezzanine level beside E.H McCormick Library.

    '

    19 GALLERY: Relocating Frances Hodgkins

    '

    Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki


    4th May – 1st September 2019


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

  • '

    BILDUNGSROMAN

    '

    'Self Portrait with Blue Desk', 2018
    Parsi Colony Series - Panel IV

    Self Portrait with Blue Desk (2018)

    Cotton thread, hand-loomed khatka (dust cloth)

    380mm H x 320mm W

    '

    BILDUNGSROMAN

    '

    'Self Portrait with Blue Desk', 2018
    Parsi Colony Series - Panel IV

  • '

    Blue Bathing in Pink (2018)

    '

    Parsi Colony Series - Panel VI

    Blue Bathing in Pink (2018)

    Cotton thread hand embroidery applied over hand-loomed cotton Khatka textile.

    320 x 380mm

    '

    Blue Bathing in Pink (2018)

    '

    Parsi Colony Series - Panel VI

  • '

    Shrine (Still Life with Partially Squeezed Lime), 2018

    '

    Parsi Colony Series - Panel V

    Shrine (Still Life with Partially Squeezed Lime), 2018

    Cotton thread hand embroidery applied over hand-loomed cotton Khatka textile.

    320 x 380mm

    '

    Shrine (Still Life with Partially Squeezed Lime), 2018

    '

    Parsi Colony Series - Panel V

  • '

    Homecoming, 2019

    '





    BILDUNGSROMAN
    Malcolm Smith Gallery
    2019

    Homecoming, 2019
    Homecoming, 2019

    Czech glass beads tapestry-woven with mercerised cotton thread.

    654 x 105mm

    '

    Homecoming, 2019

    '





    BILDUNGSROMAN
    Malcolm Smith Gallery
    2019

  • '

    In Small Places (Farokh & Sohrab), 2018

    '
    In Small Places (Farokh & Sohrab), 2018

    Cotton thread hand embroidery applied over repurposed hand-loomed tea towel.

    480 x 405mm

    '

    In Small Places (Farokh & Sohrab), 2018

    '
  • '

    Bombay Dyeing 1990 (2018)

    '
    Bombay Dyeing 1990 (2018)
    Bombay Dyeing 1990 (2018)

    Cotton thread hand embroidery on repurposed Bombay Dyeing tote bag with ‘1990’ calendar print on textile.

    555 x 260mm (incl. 175mm handles)

    '

    Bombay Dyeing 1990 (2018)

    '
  • '

    Caspian Dispersion, 2018

    '
    Caspian Dispersion, 2018
    Caspian Dispersion, 2018

    Cotton thread hand embroidery applied over flat-woven indigo dyed cotton runner rug.

    440 x 1970mm (incl. 110mm warp tassels on both ends)

    Caspian Dispersion, 2018
    '

    Caspian Dispersion, 2018

    '
  • '

    Diaspora Series, 2018

    '

    i: Dio Dispersion
    ii: Udvada


    BILDUNGSROMAN
    Malcolm Smith Gallery
    2019

    Diaspora Series, 2018
    Diaspora Series, 2018

    Cotton thread hand embroidery applied over repurposed Bombay Dyeing tea towels (c. 1940) with applied 19th Century hand loomed cotton Mul fragments.

    i: 475 x 492mm
    ii: 490 x 490mm

    Diaspora Series, 2018
    '

    Diaspora Series, 2018

    '

    i: Dio Dispersion
    ii: Udvada


    BILDUNGSROMAN
    Malcolm Smith Gallery
    2019

  • '

    Farvahar Redux (Matriarch Rises), 2018

    '
    Farvahar Redux (Matriarch Rises), 2018

    Cotton thread hand embroidery on hand-loomed cotton Khatka textile.

    470 x 470mm

    '

    Farvahar Redux (Matriarch Rises), 2018

    '
  • '

    Folding Screen One: Temples & Shrines, 2018

    '
    Folding Screen One: Temples & Shrines, 2018
    Folding Screen One: Temples & Shrines, 2018

    Cotton thread hand embroidery on hand-loomed 60% Silk x 40% Cotton Khadi (Moss). Framed on pinewood structure designed in collaboration with Bombay Atelier.

    Individual Panels: 555 x 1305mm each
    Framed: 1800H x 1700W x 600-700D
    average fold

    Folding Screen One: Temples & Shrines, 2018
    '

    Folding Screen One: Temples & Shrines, 2018

    '
  • '

    Handkerchief Series, 2018

    '

    i: Smell of Akoori
    ii: Taste of Malido
    iii: Sound of Dhansak

    Handkerchief Series, 2018
    Handkerchief Series, 2018

    Cotton thread hand embroidery applied over hand-loomed Khadi cotton handkerchiefs.

    i: 425 x 415mm
    ii: 425 x 410mm
    iii: 500 x 410mm

    Handkerchief Series, 2018
    Handkerchief Series, 2018
    '

    Handkerchief Series, 2018

    '

    i: Smell of Akoori
    ii: Taste of Malido
    iii: Sound of Dhansak

  • '

    Hoshang Merchant Takes His Vitamin D, 2018

    '
    Hoshang Merchant Takes His Vitamin D, 2018
    Hoshang Merchant Takes His Vitamin D, 2018

    Cotton thread hand embroidery on repurposed Bombay Dyeing floral printed coaster (c. 1950)

    175 x 175mm

    '

    Hoshang Merchant Takes His Vitamin D, 2018

    '
  • '

    Legend of the Sugar & the Milk, 2018

    '
    Legend of the Sugar and the Milk
    Legend of the Sugar and the Milk

    Sudreh Series: Article i
    Cotton thread hand embroidery applied over hand-loomed West Bengali cotton Mul.

    660 x 685mm

    '

    Legend of the Sugar & the Milk, 2018

    '
  • '

    Massacre of the Tall Poppies, 2018

    '
    Massacre of the Tall Poppies, 2018
    Massacre of the Tall Poppies, 2018

    Sudreh Series: Article ii
    Cotton thread hand embroidery applied over hand-loomed West Bengali cotton Mul.

    660 x 685mm

    '

    Massacre of the Tall Poppies, 2018

    '
  • '

    Money Pouches, 2018

    '

    (i-ii)

    Money Pouches, 2018

    Cotton thread hand embroidery on repurposed cotton canvas ‘Duke’ money pouches (c. 1930).

    i: 170 x 255mm
    ii: 190 x 250mm

    '

    Money Pouches, 2018

    '

    (i-ii)

  • '

    Nine Fragments, 2018

    '

    (From left to right each row downward)
    i: Digital Jaali
    ii: Pink Breakfast Table
    iii: Cornelia Sorabji
    iv: Anahita
    v: Tappeh Sarab Deity
    vi: Bombay Deco
    vii: Digital Paisley
    viii: Beam Gazing
    ix: Madame Cama

    Nine Fragments, 2018
    Nine Fragments, 2018

    Czech glass beads tapestry-woven with mercerised cotton thread.

    115 x 115mm each

    '

    Nine Fragments, 2018

    '

    (From left to right each row downward)
    i: Digital Jaali
    ii: Pink Breakfast Table
    iii: Cornelia Sorabji
    iv: Anahita
    v: Tappeh Sarab Deity
    vi: Bombay Deco
    vii: Digital Paisley
    viii: Beam Gazing
    ix: Madame Cama

  • '

    Sunset Release! (2018)

    '

    Parsi Colony Series - Panel II

    Sunset Release! (2018)

    Cotton thread hand embroidery applied over hand-loomed cotton Khatka textile.

    320 x 380mm

    '

    Sunset Release! (2018)

    '

    Parsi Colony Series - Panel II

  • '

    Three Balconies, 2018

    '

    Parsi Colony Series - Panel I

    Three Balconies, 2018

    Cotton thread hand embroidery applied over hand-loomed cotton Khatka textile.

    320 x 380mm

    '

    Three Balconies, 2018

    '

    Parsi Colony Series - Panel I

  • '

    Threshold, Open at Dawn (2018)

    '

    Parsi Colony Series - Panel III

    Threshold, Open at Dawn (2018)

    Cotton thread hand embroidery applied over hand-loomed cotton Khatka textile.

    320 x 380mm

    '

    Threshold, Open at Dawn (2018)

    '

    Parsi Colony Series - Panel III

  • '

    Within the Magian Tavern (2018)

    '
    Within the Magian Tavern, 2018

    Cotton thread hand embroidery on repurposed green paisley woodblock printed cotton tablecloth.

    570 x 750mm (incl. 30mm tassels at bottom end)

    '

    Within the Magian Tavern (2018)

    '
  • '

    Folding Screen Two: The Solaces of Matriarchy, 2018

    '

    BILDUNGSROMAN
    Malcolm Smith Gallery
    2019

    Folding Screen Two: The Solaces of Matriarchy, 2018
    Folding Screen Two: The Solaces of Matriarchy, 2018

    Cotton thread hand embroidery on hand-loomed 60% Silk x 40% Cotton Khadi (Dove Grey). Framed on pinewood structure designed in collaboration with Bombay Atelier.

    Individual Panels: 560 x 1305mm (each)
    Framed: 1800H x 1700W x 600-700D
    average fold

    Folding Screen Two: The Solaces of Matriarchy, 2018
    '

    Folding Screen Two: The Solaces of Matriarchy, 2018

    '

    BILDUNGSROMAN
    Malcolm Smith Gallery
    2019

  • '

    Bildungsroman

    '

    Malcolm Smith Gallery


    2nd February - 17th March 2019


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

    Navar Initiation (Zoroastrian Priesthood)

    Nāvar Initiation (Zoroastrian Priesthood), 2018
    Cotton thread, hand-woven cotton tea towel
    440mm H x 440mm W

    Photography by Andrew McLeod

    '

    Bildungsroman

    '

    Malcolm Smith Gallery


    2nd February - 17th March 2019


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

  • '

    Bildungsroman

    '

    Malcolm Smith Gallery


    2nd February - 17th March 2019


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

    Still Life, Spin & Thrust, 2018
    Still Life, Spin & Thrust, 2018

    Still Life, Spin & Thrust, 2018
    Cotton thread, found dust cloth (c. 1990)
    355mm H x 390mm W

    '

    Bildungsroman

    '

    Malcolm Smith Gallery


    2nd February - 17th March 2019


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

  • '

    Agiary Series, 2018

    '

    i: Batliwalla Agiary (Closed Threshold)
    ii: Temple of Anāhita
    iii: It’ll Rot if You Don’t Chew Fast, Shirin!


    BILDUNGSROMAN
    Malcolm Smith Gallery
    2019

    Agiary Series
    Agiary Series

    Cotton thread hand embroidery applied over hand-loomed cotton Khatka textile.

    (431 x 431mm each)

    Agiary Series
    Agiary Series
    '

    Agiary Series, 2018

    '

    i: Batliwalla Agiary (Closed Threshold)
    ii: Temple of Anāhita
    iii: It’ll Rot if You Don’t Chew Fast, Shirin!


    BILDUNGSROMAN
    Malcolm Smith Gallery
    2019

  • '

    Bildungsroman

    '

    Malcolm Smith Gallery


    2nd February - 17th March 2019


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

    Bildungsroman
    '

    Bildungsroman

    '

    Malcolm Smith Gallery


    2nd February - 17th March 2019


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

  • '

    Marabar Caves

    '

    The Gus Fisher Gallery


    August – September 2017


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

    Dwelling
    Dwelling

    Dwelling, 2017
    Cotton thread, silk textile
    1250mm W x 1850mm H x 300mm D

    Photography by Samuel Hartnett

    Dwelling
    Dwelling
    '

    Marabar Caves

    '

    The Gus Fisher Gallery


    August – September 2017


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

  • '

    Vanished Delft

    '

    The Pah Homestead | Wallace Arts Trust


    March – May 2017


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

    Ravel Scroll: Daybreak
    Ravel Scroll: Daybreak

    Ravel Scroll: Daybreak, 2017
    Cotton thread, silk textile
    1450mm W x 6750mm H

    Photography by Samuel Hartnett

    Ravel Scroll: Daybreak
    Ravel Scroll: Daybreak
    '

    Vanished Delft

    '

    The Pah Homestead | Wallace Arts Trust


    March – May 2017


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, NZ

  • '

    Beauty is in the Street

    '

    Objectspace


    August – September 2016


    Kirikiriroa Hamilton NZ

    Constantinople Dress
    Constantinople Dress
    '

    Beauty is in the Street

    '

    Objectspace


    August – September 2016


    Kirikiriroa Hamilton NZ

  • '

    Beauty is in the Street

    '

    Objectspace


    August – September 2016


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland NZ

    Constantinople Dress & Cordoba Diptych
    Constantinople Dress & Cordoba Diptych
    Constantinople Dress & Cordoba Diptych
    '

    Beauty is in the Street

    '

    Objectspace


    August – September 2016


    Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland NZ

REPRESENTATION

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Tamaki Makaurau Auckland

Tim Melville Gallery
info@timmelville.com
+64 9 378 1500

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McLeavey Gallery
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+64 4 384 7356

INDIA

Mumbai

Tarq Gallery Mumbai
info@tarq.in
+91 22 6615 0424