Amanda Newall Biography
SOLO EXHIBITIONS/GROUP EXHIBITIONS/BIBLIOGRAPHY/
RELATED POSITIONS AND CURATORIAL WORK.
1973 Born, Leeston (Aotearoa/New Zealand)
Lives and works in Stockholm and London.
From 2009 - current fulltime Senior Lecturer Sculpture, Kungl Knosthogskolan Stockholm/Royal Institute of Art.
2005- 09 Lecturer Fine Art, Lancaster Institute of Contemporary Art, Lancaster University, UK.
2004 M.F.A, Intermedia, University of Auckland.
2001 P.G.Dip, Fine Art, Intermedia, University of Auckland.
1996 B.F.A, Sculpture, University of Canterbury.
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
Retrospektiv - Arkivhuset Smdjebacken Sweden.
Projecktet Fremantle Art Centre, Perth Australia.
Becoming other and the excellence experiment, New Zealand Film Archive, Auckland.
“Is there something here you would like to remember?”, Armitt Museum, Ambelside, Cumbria UK. (included in FRED 08).
(Sic) Games 2, SOFA Gallery, Arts Centre Christchurch NZ/Aotearoa
(Sic) Games, The NZ Film Archive, K Road, Auckland NZ/Aotearoa.
Ass Mouth, Boquitas Pintadas, Buenos Aires Argentina.
Kelvin S.C. Corpus, Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington, NZ/Aotearoa.
Golem, The Pool Players Gallery, Ponsonby, Auckland NZ/Aotearoa.
Naked Lodge, site specific work in eleven windows Customs Street CBD Auckland.
Audience of the Unseeing Art, High Street Project Gallery, Christchurch NZ/Aotearoa.
Black Lunch, Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington NZ/Aotearoa.
Habeo, George Fraser Gallery, Auckland NZ/Aotearoa.
Zombie@co.nz, Blue Oyster Gallery, Dunedin NZ/Aotearoa.
Zombie@co.nz, High street Project Gallery, Christchurch NZ/Aotearoa.
It’s In The Bag, Lift Space HSP, Christchurch NZ/Aotearoa.
R.I.P. Bernard Weiss, Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne Australia.
More Animal Spirits, Serial Space, Sydney Australia.
Position, Place, Locate, Triangle Space, London
Animal Spirits, Sugarcube Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden.
Surreal Nightmares, Shunt lounge London
Weld performance in connection to OEi launch, Stockholm Sweden.
SCANZ, Govett Brewster Art Gallery NZ, Aotearoa.
View Finder, NZ Film Archive NZ, Aotearoa.
Inspiration To Order, Touring Exhibition, California State University,Stanislaus(USA),
The Winchester School of Art Gallery U.K, Wimbledon School of Art Gallery London (UK),
Mostly Harmless, Govett Brewster Gallery, New Plymouth NZ/Aotearoa.
FRED, site specific art festival, Cumbria UK.
Ampersand, Best of High Street Project, Christchurch Arts Festival 04, NZ/Aotearoa.
Blue Oyster Gallery Dunedin NZ/Aotearoa… … .
Talk to the Dumbness, Room 103 Gallery Achilles House CBD Auckland, NZ/Aotearoa.
Rotisserie, The Moving Image Centre Auckland, NZ/Aotearoa.
Pinnacle Peripheries, The Pinnacle club Auckland NZ/Aotearoa.
Mr and Mrs Pinks fabulous collection, High Street Project Christchurch, NZ/Aotearoa,
Blue Oyster Gallery Dunedin NZ/Aotearoa.
Push The Button, Christchurch Arts Festival 03, The Physics Room Gallery NZ/Aotearoa.
The Fundraiser Show, High Street project, Christchurch NZ/Aotearoa.
Extracted, The Malthouse theatre, Melbourne Australia.
Canvass, Obsolete sewing/canvas workroom, Manchester Street Christchurch NZ/Aotearoa.
180 Degrees, High Street Project Gallery, Christchurch NZ/Aotearoa.
Takeover/Thoroughfare, Obsolete Westpac Bank Sydenham, Christchurch NZ/Aotearoa.
Sequential Forms, High Street Project Gallery, Christchurch NZ/Aotearoa.
Oblique, Otira project, Otira Township West-Coast South-Island NZ/Aotearoa.
The Opening Show, Christchurch Metropolitan Art Gallery, High Street NZ/Aotearoa.
Rupert Bunny Award, Selected finalist exhibition, Linden Art Gallery,
St Kilda Melbourne Australia.
Mostly Harmless, catalogue Govett Brewster Art Gallery Sept 2006 ISBN: 978-0-908848-20-1
Inspiration to order, full color catalogue California State University Stanislaus 2006 ISBN: 0-9773967-7-0
Enjoy, Gallery catalogue ISBN: ?
Ampersand, catalogue ISBN: ?
The Physics Room Annual 2003: Published October 2004 ISBN: 0-9582359-7-X
Natural Selection, Interview with Megan Dunn 2004 (www.naturalselection.org.nz)
Tan, Leon, “Courting the Thing”, ZX Files (MIT Press, 2005).
Amanda Newall (Sic) Games catalogue, SOFA Gallery 2005, ISSN no: 1176-1164
Canvass, full color catalogue: Published May 2001 ISBN: 0473077299
Takeover/Thoroughfare, full color catalogue (1999) ISBN:?.
Whitehaven Times, Cumbria, UK 2006.
BBC News, North West tonight England 2005.
The Listener, review of (Sic) Games, Tessa Liard 2005.
Log Illustrated, Black Lunch review 2001.
News Night, Television NZ Aotearoa 2000.
CTV, Canterbury NZ Aotearos 1998.
Takeover/Thoroughfare , Art New Zealand review 1999.
Oblique, article in the New Zealand Listener, review in Log Illustrated and a series of articles in the Christchurch Press 1999.
2009, Lancaster University , 800 pounds travel grant
2008, Co-Lab MIC/AUT, $4000 residency grant to travel to NZ and produce a new work Distracted Bodies
2008, Lancaster University, 2,000 pounds small grant to produce Aborigional Terraformations.
2007, Lancaster University, 900 pounds travel grant.
2006, Lancaster University, 600 pounds travel grant.
2005, Lancaster University 2,000 pounds Visiting Scholar fund to bring Phil Dadson (Dadsonics) to the UK for a collaboration
2004, Creative New Zealand, $9,000 ‘new work’ funding grant to produce (Sic) Games 1&2
2004, Auckland City funding $2,000 to produce “the rotten” for public screening
1999, two Christchurch Community Trust Awards $10,000 to produce an exhibition
2003, The Waikato Art Award selected finalist, Aotearoa NZ
1998, Rupert Bunny Award, one of 10 selected finalists, St Kilda Melbourne Australia.
Sir Anthony Cleaver UK(private)
Dorenda Britten NZ(private)
ISEA Singapore 2008, Designing Safe living Lancaster UK 2008, Proximities Lancaster UK 2008, DAW Zurich Switzerland 2007,
AOIR Vancouver Canada 2007, Physicality, IFOlab Lancaster UK 2006, Creative Dates, Tate Liverpool UK 2006,
Edinburgh University 2004.
My works have been performed in a number of social sites and other public performance sites such as the Wunder Bar, Lyttelton
NZ/Aotearoa and the Nuffield Theatre, Lancaster UK.
RELATED POSITIONS AND CURATORIAL WORK
Manukau Institute of Technology, 2003-2005.
Fine Arts lecturer, Sculpture.
Supervising years two, three, four and postgraduate.
Designing courses and course material, marking, tutoring.
Unitec,2003-2005 School of Screen and Performing Arts, Lecturing Interdisciplinary three week intensive, designing/workshop and directing students to produce an interdisciplinary performance/installation outcome.
Northland Polytechnic,2003: Lecturer Fine Arts Department, Sculpture Certificate: Course designer and Lecturer sole charge.
Auckland Theatre Company Costume designer and constructor, 2000-2001.
'Canvass' site specific group show with four band and sixteen artists, Canvas supply warehouse, Manchester Street Christchurch, 2000.
Extracted, site specific group exhibition, The tower room, Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne Australia, 2001.
185degrees, High Street Project, Christchurch NZ 1998.
The opening show, Christchurch Metropolitan Art Gallery, High Street Christchurch.
High Street Project Christchurch, Administrator/Coordinator, 1999-2000.
The Christchurch Metropolitan Art Gallery, Director and founder of the gallery, and curator of the Opening Show,1998-1999.
RMIT Gallery Melbourne, volunteer work, 1997-1998.
Wingnut Films, Heavenly Creatures, film set work, 1991-1992.