02 March 2009. Free entry.
Born in 1951 in Santa Monica, California, Hill is one of the most inventive and important video artists of our time. His works explore the relationships between image, text and sound. Hill has twice received the Guggenheim Fellowship, participated several times at documentaand was awarded the Golden Lion at the Venice Biennale in 1995. He has held numerous solo exhibitions in prominent art institutions around the world, including SoHo Guggenheim, New York; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Sprengel Museum, Hanover; Museo Ceralves, Porto; Moderna Museet, Stockholm; Tate Liverpool; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, and many others.
Gary Hill is in New Zealand to develop an exhibition for the St Paul St Gallery at the Auckland University of Technology. A related exhibition will open at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu in late May.
Presented by Christchurch Art Gallery, The Physics Room and The Arts Centre, Christchurch. In association with the St Paul St Gallery, Auckland.