Jay Hutchinson ‘The archaeology of the discarded, forgotten and thrown away’ at the Suter Art Gallery, Nelson 21/9/19 until 1/12/19

‘The archaeology of the discarded, forgotten and thrown away installation view at The Suter Art Gallery, Nelson ‘The archaeology of the discarded, forgotten and thrown away installation view at The Suter Art Gallery, Nelson

Review By James Dignan on Jay Hutchinson’s exhibition”on the way to work” at Olga Gallery, 32 Moray Place, Dunedin (originally printed in the O.D.T 28/3/190

Jay Hutchinson latest exhibition at Olga Gallery continues his ongoing exploration of the urban environment with a sonnet to detritus. The artist has photographed litter he has seen on the roadside during his daily commute, and used these photographs as a basis for embroidered works on printed canvas. Hutchinson has long been fascinated with urbanContinue reading “Review By James Dignan on Jay Hutchinson’s exhibition”on the way to work” at Olga Gallery, 32 Moray Place, Dunedin (originally printed in the O.D.T 28/3/190″

24 Hours at the Sweatshop x Company of. Strangers

24 Hours at the Sweatshop is a 24 performance work where a single worker will cut, sew and print T-Shirts in a simulated sweatshop setting. The project aims to highlight the labour involved in producing an every day product that everyone is familiar with as well as a critique on fast-fashion. T-shirts can be purchasedContinue reading “24 Hours at the Sweatshop x Company of. Strangers”

A. Caldwell, A Recipe Book (an a gallery presents limited publication)

Allan Caldwell kept a small black note-book with recipes collected during his professional life as a baker for Ernest Adams. It was discovered by Julia Loach (Allan’s great-granddaughter) and her husband Jay Hutchinson in 2018 inside a box in the shed of the house Jules grew up in. Inside the recipe book were also includedContinue reading “A. Caldwell, A Recipe Book (an a gallery presents limited publication)”

Review of “two cups and a Jimmy’s mince and cheese pie wrapper” at the Blue Oyster Art Project Space, by Rosemary Overell published by Un-Projects

  ‘… and they actually still eat meat pies here! Yes – the women too … yes meat pies …’ Meat pies. That’s a little #flashbackfriday from me calling my sister? My mother? Anyway, calling somebody after I first moved to Dunedin. They still eat meat pies. Away from the spaces of silently moving, contemptuousContinue reading “Review of “two cups and a Jimmy’s mince and cheese pie wrapper” at the Blue Oyster Art Project Space, by Rosemary Overell published by Un-Projects”