Dane Mitchell, Auckland Art Gallery
August 31, 2018
Dane Mitchell's exhibition Iris, Iris,Iris on view at Auckland Art Gallery in Auckland, New Zealand. In Iris, Iris, Iris, Mitchell's exhibition considers the entanglement of our senses, specifically the ocular and the olfactory. The iris in its multiple forms – as plant, as body part, as technology, as myth – is employed as a poetic device to make connections between two ways we encounter the world: through the eye and through the nose.
Dane Mitchell, Venice Biennale details released
August 1, 2018
Details about Dane Mitchell’s project for La Biennale di Venezia 2019 New Zealand National Pavilion have been released. Dead words. Extinct species. Ghost towns. Former nations. Destroyed art works... What do these things have in common? They are just a few of the countless phenomena to have existed but are now no more. These myriad of disappearances are at the heart of Dane Mitchell’s presentation Post hoc for the New Zealand pavilion at the 58th Venice Biennale.
Dane Mitchell at Bunkier Sztuki Gallery of Contemporary Art
January 4, 2018
Dane Mitchell is featured in the exhibition, Communicating Vessels, at Bunkier Sztuki Gallery of Contemporary Art in Krakow, Poland. The exhibition revolves around objects and installations constructed as either processes or events, neither belonging to the non-material domain, nor do they fit the stereotypical image of a fixed piece of art.
Dane Mitchell Selected as New Zealand's Representative for 2019 Venice Biennale
November 10, 2017
Dane Mitchell has been selected as New Zealand's representative for the 58th Venice Biennale, with curators Dr. Zara Stanhope and Chris Sharp. He will present an ambitious new work that will speak to his investigations into the visible and the invisible.
Dane Mitchell at City Gallery Wellington
August 31, 2017
Dane Mitchell is featured in the exhibition Occulture: The Dark Arts at City Gallery Wellington, New Zealand. The exhibition explores contemporary art’s role in the process of occultation (a term first used by Andre Breton in his 1930 Surrealist Manifesto), bringing together New Zealand and international artists who push the symbolic, formal and material languages of esoteric or occult traditions into new forms.
Dane Mitchell at Connells Bay Sculpture Park
February 3, 2017
A new temporary outdoor sculpture by Dane Mitchell is on display at Connells Bay Sculpture Park in Waiheke Island, New Zealand. Mitchell's installation, titled Stealth Transmission Tower 1,is a functional cell tower, which takes the form of a manufactured pine tree that cloddishly camouflages to its surroundings in an attempt to hide in plain sight. This large and highly conspicuous tree transmits a radio signal across the park on an FM radio bandwidth, that can be tuned into by visitors, on an endless loop.