Hillsborough Bay, Unique Camera Obscura processed on Fuji Crystal Archive. Mish O'Neill,

Exhibition: Mish O'Neill - Looking Beyond


FreeAccessibleFamily activitiesCentral Auckland
Date

Saturday 30 September - Sunday 15 October, Monday - Friday 10am-3pm, Saturday - Sunday 8am-5pm

Venue

Pah Homestead, TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre

72 Hillsborough Road, Hillsborough

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Cost

Free

Enquiries

No bookings required

Website

wallaceartstrust.org.nz/exhibitions/exhibition/mish-oneill-looking-beyond/

Details

Lenseless photographer Mish O'Neill's projects begin with the idea of a camera to build a room, or a room to transform into a camera.

Her work then uses these fabricated forms as a fragile platform to look at parallels between light and social environments.

O'Neill often continues these investigations without a camera, making solargrams and photograms to further explore what spatial role light plays in our lives.

For this exhibition, O'Neill has transformed the Turret at the Pah Homestead into a Camera Obscura, taking large pieces of colour photographic paper into the Camera and making exposures directly onto it - the results, unique fragile negative works celebrate both a historical photographic technique and the beautiful Auckland heritage building itself.





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