The 5th Auckland Triennial “If you were to live here… ” will run from 10 May until 11 August 2013.

The 5th Auckland Triennial If you were to live here…
10. May – 11. August 2013

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

Curator: Hou Hanru

The Triennial’s title and theme If you were to live here… offers a way artis ts and creative participants can inhabit and transform social spaces by producing innovative ideas, projects and works. The 5th Auckland Triennial will provide opportunities to connect withdifferent communities, as well as collaborations among various partners in and out of thecity. It will invite discussion, debate and the exchange of ideas.

‘A triennial,’ says curator Hou Hanru ‘is a space for producing new aesthetic forms and social spaces. As a living process, it is not only an occasion to see art, but an interaction between artists, people and the city to envisage possible futures.’

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.

International artists of the 5th Auckland Triennial include:

Allora and Calzadilla, Yto Barrada, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Claire Fontaine, Ryoji Ikeda, Michael Lin, Angelica Mesiti, Ho Tzu Nyen, Anri Sala, Amie Siegel, Shahzia Sikander, Do-Ho Suh.

New Zealand artists:

Maddie Leach, Janet Lilo, Local Time, Hemi Macgregor, Tahi Moore, Ngataiharuru Taepa, Saffronn Te Ratana, Peter Robinson, Luke Willis Thompson, Wayne Youle.


The 5th Auckland Triennial is presented by Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki with Triennial Partner AUT University and exhibition partners Artspace, Auckland Museum, Fresh Gallery Otara, George Fraser Gallery, Gus Fisher Gallery, ST PAUL St Gallery and Waterfront Auckland’s Wynyard Quarter.

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