Auckland – West                          Mainly West of Queen Street – seen through my lens

June 26, 2011

In my own Time (Lonnie Hutchinson)

Filed under: Art,Black and White,Not West,Seasons — paul @ 7:26 am
Untitled (My Lovely). Lonnie Hutchinson

Untitled (My Lovely). Lonnie Hutchinson

These works are part of an exhibition “In my own Time” by Lonnie Hutchinson at the Mangere Arts Centre. Part of the Matariki Festival 2011, from June 4 to July 4. The material is black builders tar paper (and metal fasteners), precision cut and beautifully illuminated. Definitely worth a visit.

Matariki is the Maori New Year, marking the appearance of the constellation of the Pleiades, and winter. Over recent years, it has become increasingly popular as a focal point for festivals of all kinds, claiming a unique New Zealand occasion. And in winter, you need something that warms heart and soul.

Next door, in Gallery 2 of the Mangere Arts Centre, is another fascinating work: “A Journey in Fibre” by Ngaahina Hohaia. A textile based installation, transported into another dimension by the use of projected light – very creative.

For more black and white images check out Dragonstar’s Weekend in Black and White.

Before Sunrise, Detail. Lonnie Hutchinson

Before Sunrise, Detail. Lonnie Hutchinson

2 Comments

  1. Both these are so good. I love the lighting and the shadows in the first one.

    Comment by Dragonstar — June 26, 2011 @ 8:14 am

  2. Beautiful artwork–thanks for sharing. Mickie 🙂

    Comment by Mickie Brown — June 26, 2011 @ 10:45 am

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