More than thirty artists and collectives from around the world will present their work at “If you were to live here …”, the largest Auckland Triennial to date.

Angelica Mesiti Citizens Band, 2012 (still) four channel video installation; high definition video, 16:9, PAL, surround sound duration: 21mins 25secs

5th Auckland Triennial
If you were to live here…

10 May until 11 August 2013

Curator: Hou Hanru

Works by artists from Central and South America, North Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, and the United States will exhibit at eight venues throughout Auckland.

For the first time, entry to all Triennial venues is FREE.

International artists/collectives by venue

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

  • Allora and Calzadilla, USA
  • Healy and Cordeiro, Australia
  • Abraham Cruzvillegas, Mexico
  • Claire Fontaine, France
  • Michael Lin / Atelier Bow-Wow, Taiwan/Japan
  • Angelica Mesiti, Australia
  • Ou Ning, China
  • Amie Siegel, USA
  • Do Ho Suh, Korea
  • Zhou Tao, China


  • Yto Barrada, France/Morocco
  • Cinthia Marcelle, Brazil
  • Angelica Mesiti, Australia
  • Bruno Serralongue, France

Fresh Gallery Otara

  • Keg de Souza, Australia
  • mounir fatmi, France/Morocco
  • Rigo 23 with Emory Douglas and Wayne Youle ,USA/NZ 
  • Makeshift, Australia

George Fraser Gallery

  • Yangjiang Group, China

Gus Fisher Gallery

  • Anri Sala, France

ST PAUL St Gallery

  • Ho Tzu Nyen, Singapore
  • Shaziah Sikander, Pakistan

Silo 6, Silo Park

  • Ryoji Ikeda, Japan

The Film Archive

  • Allan Sekula and Noël Burch, USA
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