Past event

15 July 2017

The Physics Room Open Studios

Image: Daegan Wells

Image: Daegan Wells

15 July 2017. Free entry.

The Physics Room Open Studios

Saturday 15 July, 1–3pm

The Physics Room, 2nd Floor, 209 Tuam Street, Chch

Asia New Zealand Foundation resident, Joon Kim, and Olivia Spencer Bower Art Award recipient, Daegan Wells, will open their studio spaces and share their practices with visitors between 1 – 3pm this Saturday.

Come armed with curiosity/questions!


Based in Christchurch, Daegan Wells is the current Olivia Spencer Bower resident. He holds an MFA from the University of Canterbury (2014). And recent exhibitions include; Contemporary Christchurch, CoCA Centre of Contemporary Arts (2016), Private Lodgings, Blue Oyster Dunedin (2016) Persistency, The Physics Room Christchurch (2015), and Kissing The Wall, North Projects Christchurch (2014).

Joon Kim is the 2017 Asia New Zealand Foundation / SeMA Nanji artist in residence at The Physics Room. Since arriving at the beginning of May he has been travelling around the South Island, Te Wai Pounamu working on Relationally Echo, an ongoing project that aims to analyse site-specific wavelengths and transform them into sounds by using methodologies from various fields such as topology and geophysics. Joon Kim is based in Seoul and holds an MFA in Art and Media from Berlin University of the Arts (2012). In 2014 Kim was the recipient of the Art Council Korea Gasworks International Residency in London and in 2016 he was the Asialink resident at Artspace Sydney.