Michael Lee & Zak Penney

I'm sorry I can't go any faster

02 May — 06 Jun 2015

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I'm gonna knock your thumb clean off your shoulders  2015
bins, paints, shoes, socks, spray-paint, chicken wire, cardboard. Credit: Andrew and Blair.

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After Chanh Oai Lu 2  2015, digital prints, plywood, plaster, paint. Credit: Chanh Oai Lu.

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(bottom left) The weapon of truth  2015
(centre right) I'm gonna knock your thumb clean off your shoulders  2015

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I'm gonna knock your thumb clean off your shoulders 2015
bins, paints, shoes, socks, spray-paint, chicken wire, cardboard. Credit: Andrew and Blair.

Photo: Michael Lee

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Installation view
(centre) After Chanh Oai Lu 1 (WALL)  2015
plywood, plaster, paint. Credit: Chanh Oai Lu

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An older adult with a particular belligerent attitude  2015 (detail)
shells, found paintings, found objects. Credit: Eli Orzessek. 

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An older adult with a particular belligerent attitude 2015 (detail)
shells, found paintings, found objects. Credit: Eli Orzessek.

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An older adult with a particular belligerent attitude 2015 (detail)
shells, found paintings, found objects. Credit: Eli Orzessek.

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An older adult with a particular belligerent attitude 2015 (detail)
shells, found paintings, found objects. Credit: Eli Orzessek.

Photo: Michael Lee

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An older adult with a particular belligerent attitude 2015 (detail)
shells, found paintings, found objects. Credit: Eli Orzessek.

Photo: Michael Lee

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(centre) I'm gonna knock your thumb clean off your shoulders 2015
(centre)  I'm sorry I can't go any faster  2015
(floor) N. I. M. B. Y (Not In My Back Yard)  2015 

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An older adult with a particular belligerent attitude 2015 (detail)
shells, found paintings, found objects. Credit: Eli Orzessek.

Photo: Michael Lee

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Local Curatorial Flag (after Tao Wells)  2015
drop sheets, paint
Credit: Tao Wells, Melanie Oliver, Francis van Hout

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I'm gonna knock your thumb clean off your shoulders 2015
bins, paints, shoes, socks, spray-paint, chicken wire, cardboard. Credit: Andrew and Blair.

Opening Friday 1 May, 5.30pm

Saturday 2 May, 12pm
Artist talk by Michael Lee & Zak Penney
Ziggy Lever in conversation with Paula Booker



Michael Lee completed his BFA(Hons) at Elam School of Fine Arts in 2012 and is currently based in Auckland. Recent shows and collaborations include Untitled (set-up) at split/fountain (group, 2014); Kissing the Wall at North Projects (group, 2014); Summer Crème Fraîche at Mid City Malls (group, 2014) Lead Singer at Fuzzy Vibes (2014); Shaft at The University of Auckland Law Dept. (2013), Idiot Village at Montecassino Place (2013); PEOPLE at Window (2012); Thank you for my budy Matisse/Pauline at Window (2012); Queens Chain/Champion at Snake Pit (group, 2011); Glenn Otto Presents: Shallow Valley Presents: Pauline Presents: Agrotunda Presents: Ferari at Ferari (group, 2011); MUMMA ALIEN/Pauline at Artspace NZ (2011); and Restrained Elegance/Pauline at Snake Pit (2011).

Zak Penney was born in Christchurch and is completing a BFA(Hons) at Elam School of Fine Arts, Auckland. Zak is currently a director of Galerie Crème Fraîche (with Michael Lee, Glenn Otto and Jack Hadley) in Auckland. Recent shows include Summer Crème Fraîche at Mid City Malls (group, 2014); Issues II at Galerie Crème Fraîche (2014); Issues at RM (2013); Bloody Hammer at The Erikson Trust Gallery (2013);  PEOPLE at Window (2012); Dog Dialectics at Art Barn (2012); LIFE at Grubby Corner (2012); Glenn Otto Presents: Shallow Valley Presents: Pauline Presents: Agrotunda Presents: Ferari at Ferari (group, 2011); MUMMA ALIEN/Pauline at Artspace NZ (2011).

Downloads:
I'm sorry I can't go any faster either by Ronnie Coco-Muse (pdf)
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