St Paul st Gallery AUT

Past Exhibitions

Matariki Postgraduate Exhibition

Exhibition by graduating students of Master of Design, Master of Visual Arts, and Master of Cultural and Creative Practice at AUT

8 June 2019 - 15 June 2019

Tori Mok, Shadowlands: A Search for the Unseen, 2019. Image courtesy of artist.

Matariki Postgraduate Exhibitions: Event programme



Opening Friday 7 June, 5.30pm
Saturday 8 June, 12pm – 4pm
Monday 10 – Friday 14 June, 10am – 5pm
Saturday 15 June, 12pm – 4pm

St Paul St Galleries One and Two (WM building)

Quishile Charan, Sida (Doris) Chen, Ellen (Ellie) Crowe, Xavier Ellah, Holly Grover,Zeenia Irani, Frank Liu, Michelle Mayn, Tori Mok, Ellen Ranseld, James Waters

St Paul St Gallery Three (WB239, WB building)
Abdulwahab (Abdul) Alkandari, Mallory Allen, Jiashu Li, Yaxiao (Irene) Li, Mikaela Russell,John Salamini, Charles Walker

Frontbox (WM building)
Charles Walker

Test Space (WM201, WM building)
Shawn Wimalaratne

Black Box live performance space (WG210, WG building)
Erena Donnelly

Corban Estate Arts Centre
Hasitha Jayasinghe (3 – 6 June)


Computer with a looped video and poster Installation view of Matariki Postgraduate Exhibition, including artwork by Abdulwahab Alkandary. Photograph courtesy of Steven Park.

Installation of embroidered fabrics hanging from sugarcane, suspended from ceilingInstallation view of Matariki Postgraduate Exhibition, including artwork by Quishile Charan. Photograph courtesy of Steven Park.

Installation of embroidered fabrics hanging from sugarcane, suspended from ceiling Installation view of Matariki Postgraduate Exhibition, including artwork by Quishile Charan. Photograph courtesy of Steven Park.

Framed images on wallInstallation view of Matariki Postgraduate Exhibition, including artwork by Sida (Doris) Chen. Photograph courtesy of Steven Park.

Print of Instagram page on wall

Installation view of Matariki Postgraduate Exhibition, including artwork by Ellie Crowe. Photograph courtesy of Steven Park.

Multiple Instagram posts of fictitious characters Installation view of Matariki Postgraduate Exhibition, including artwork by Ellie Crowe. Photograph courtesy of Steven Park.

Projections onto rā sails installed with tapa underneathInstallation view of Matariki Postgraduate Exhibition, including artwork by Erena Donnelly. Photograph courtesy of artist.

Three drawings hung from metal rodInstallation view of Matariki Postgraduate Exhibition, including artwork by Xavier Ellah. Photograph courtesy of Steven Park.

Installation view of Holly Grover's artworkInstallation view of Matariki Postgraduate Exhibition, including artwork by Holly Grover. Photograph courtesy of Steven Park.

Various contraptions of flour suspended in fabricInstallation view of Matariki Postgraduate Exhibition, including artwork by Zeenia Irani. Photograph courtesy of Steven Park.

Patterns made of flour on floor

Installation view of Matariki Postgraduate Exhibition, including artwork by Zeenia Irani. Photograph courtesy of artist.

Hasitha Jayasinghe at Corbans Estate

Installation view of Matariki Postgraduate Exhibition, including artwork by Hasitha Jayasinghe. Photograph courtesy of artist.

Book with brown paper cover and title 'A Chinese GridInstallation view of Matariki Postgraduate Exhibition, including artwork by Jiashu Li. Photograph courtesy of Steven Park.

Computer display and poster aboveInstallation view of Matariki Postgraduate Exhibition, including artwork by Yaxiao Li. Photograph courtesy of Steven Park.

Posters along back wall and paper-constructed rooms on plinthsInstallation view of Matariki Postgraduate Exhibition, including artwork by Frank Li. Photograph courtesy of Steven Park.

Hanging harakeke rope, stones along floorInstallation view of Matariki Postgraduate Exhibition, including artwork by Michelle Mayn. Photograph courtesy of Steven Park.

Harakeke seeds in and around glass vitrineInstallation view of Matariki Postgraduate Exhibition, including artwork by Michelle Mayn. Photograph courtesy of Steven Park.

Tori MokInstallation view of Matariki Postgraduate Exhibition, including artwork by Tori Mok. Photograph courtesy of artist.

Installation view, sign on wall display and designed ovenInstallation view of Matariki Postgraduate Exhibition, including artwork by John Salamini. Photograph courtesy of Steven Park.

Installation view, map on floor, metal plinths displaying objectsInstallation view of Matariki Postgraduate Exhibition, including artwork by Charles Walker. Photograph courtesy of Steven Park.

Installation view in Front BoxInstallation view of Matariki Postgraduate Exhibition, including artwork by Charles Walker. Photograph courtesy of Steven Park.

Wood displayed on low tables, prints on wallInstallation view of Matariki Postgraduate Exhibition, including artwork by James Waters. Photograph courtesy of Steven Park.

Shawn WimalaratneInstallation view of Matariki Postgraduate Exhibition, including artwork by Shawn Wimalaratne. Photograph courtesy of artist.