It's coming up on 7 years since Ella Sutherland and I opened Dog Park, an artist-run space in Waltham, Christchurch. After renovating a run down tilt-slab unit in this industrial part of the city, we opened the doors in June 2012 and closed in May 2014. Since the doors closed, we have undertaken several offsite projects including one in Sydney and one in Auckland.
In 2015 we had the chance to look back on this 'post-quake' time and think about how Dog Park sat (albeit begrudgingly) within that narrative. You can read our article here.
More recently I have had the chance to celebrate this anniversary through thinking about the concepts of our very first show as a departure point for Cul-de-sac, a group exhibition on now at RM in Auckland. Click here to read more.