Author Archives: karinwarnaar

Cultural regeneration fund feedback sought

The pandemic years have seen a number of initiatives to support arts and cultural initiatives, among them the Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage Regeneration Fund. This fund has included an invitation for feedback on grant applications, particularly from … Continue reading

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Maureen Lander, Arts Foundation Laureate

Warmest congratulations once again to longstanding CTANZ member Dr Maureen Lander MNZM, who has joined the ranks of Arts Foundation laureates, receiving 2022 Arts Foundation Te Tumu Toi Laureate Theresa Gattung Female Arts Practitioners Award for her achievements as a … Continue reading

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More vintage textiles – the Valerie Carson Estate Textile Collection

Valerie Carson (1936-2020) is acknowledged as “New Zealand’s first textile conservator” and a pioneer of the field’s recognition as a discipline within the museum community, as related in her obituary on Te Papa’s blog. Some of you will be aware … Continue reading

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New art and vintage textiles in Auckland in August

August activities begin and end with Auckland this time round. On Thursday 11 August, Objectspace’s Ockham lecture will feature Steven Junil Park on language through making. The Ōtautahi-based multi-disciplinary artist works under the name 6×4. Fresh from designing the costumes … Continue reading

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Winter roundup

Between the weather and Covid, this is turning into a bit of a stay-at-home winter. It’s not that there aren’t exhibitions and other events on around the traps, but even masked, we’re hunkering down a bit. But if you’d like … Continue reading

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This week’s CTANZ online: NZFM

CTANZ is back online on Wednesday 29 June, 7-8pm, with our friends from the New Zealand Fashion Museum, Doris de Pont (NZFM founder) and Philip Clarke (trustee) talking about the recent to fashion exhibition project (Doris), and the future vision for … Continue reading

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Online again: 1 June, A Lightbulb Moment

We’re getting in the groove with CTANZ online and suddenly it’s June and our next installment is coming up on Wednesday 1 June, 7pm. This time, we’re headed to Hawke’s Bay for some history, presented by Emerita Professor Kay Morris … Continue reading

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Igniting joy at Objectspace, one weekend only

If you’re in Auckland this weekend you could brighten up your life with a visit to Objectspace to check out Wharenui Harikoa, an installation of Lissy Robinson-Cole and Rudi Robinson’s crocheted sculptural forms. For the past eight years, the husband … Continue reading

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The week in textile news

Breaking: huge congratulations to Claire Regnault for winning the Booksellers Aotearoa New Zealand Award for Illustrated Non-Fiction with Dressed (Te Papa Press). Claire’s award was announced on 11 May at the Ockham Book Awards. Very well-deserved. For a delicious review, … Continue reading

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Online and onscreen

The planned CTANZ online series is rolling along, with the next installment this week already: Tuesday 10 May 7-8pm, Imogen Stockwell, curator of  Maritza Boutique: Ōamaru – London, will talk about the exhibition at the Forrester Gallery until 3 July. … Continue reading

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