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b. 1976, New Zealand

Dane Mitchell Biography

Since graduating from the Auckland University of Technology in 1998 Dane Mitchell has exhibited a series of controversial works, (for example; placing a witch’s curse on a gallery), considering ideologies, systems, hierarchies and social behaviours.

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Recent projects in New Zealand include Radiant Matter I, II and III (2011), a suite of exhibitions exploring the material and sensory implications of the vaporous. International projects include Minor Optics (2009) realised while artist in residence on the Berliner Künstlerprogramm/DAAD, Berlin and The Dragon, The Purple Forbidden Enclosure, exhibited as part of the 2011 Singapore Biennale.

Mitchell has work in the collection of the Auckland Art Gallery.

Since graduating from the Auckland University of Technology in 1998 Dane Mitchell has exhibited a series of controversial works, (for example; placing a witch’s curse on a gallery), considering ideologies, systems, hierarchies and social behaviours.

Recent projects in New Zealand include Radiant Matter I, II and III (2011), a suite of exhibitions exploring the material and sensory implications of the vaporous. International projects include Minor Optics (2009) realised while artist in residence on the Berliner Künstlerprogramm/DAAD, Berlin and The Dragon, The Purple Forbidden Enclosure, exhibited as part of the 2011 Singapore Biennale.

Mitchell has work in the collection of the Auckland Art Gallery.

Dane Mitchell Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Dane Mitchell, The Dragon, The Purple Forbidden Enclosure at Starkwhite, Auckland, New Zealand
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26 October–22 November 2011 Dane Mitchell The Dragon, The Purple Forbidden Enclosure StarkwhiteAuckland

Dane Mitchell In Ocula Magazine

Auckland Lowdown: Shows to See Ocula Feature Auckland Lowdown: Shows to See By Sam Gaskin, Auckland

During the Auckland Art Fair, a host of intriguing exhibitions are being mounted around the city.

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Dane Mitchell: ‘Entanglements occur in a state of reciprocity’ Ocula Conversation Dane Mitchell: ‘Entanglements occur in a state of reciprocity’ By Dr Zara Stanhope, Auckland

Dane Mitchell talks to Dr Zara Stanhope about Post hoc, which he premiered at the 58th Venice Biennale.

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Dane Mitchell In Related Press

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The significance of Auckland artist Dane Mitchell's Venice Biennale appearance Related Press The significance of Auckland artist Dane Mitchell's Venice Biennale appearance 2 July 2019, New Zealand Listener

Extinct fish. Subduction zones. Non-military explosions. Lost musical scores. I'm surrounded by lists. They wash across the floor in beautifully rolling piles of white paper. Overhead, every three seconds or so, another entry emerges from a printer hidden on a stand on a giant scroll that cascades gently to the room's hardwood floor. This will...

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The Best Things to See at the 2019 Venice Biennale Related Press The Best Things to See at the 2019 Venice Biennale 13 May 2019, AnOther

The 58 th edition of the Venice Biennale, May You Live in Interesting Times curated by Ralph Rugoff–from London’s very own Hayward Gallery–proves to be as interesting as its title promises. Venice is an easy city to get lost in, and it’s easy to see why Proust dubbed the city’s labyrinth of alleyways a network of 'innumerable slender capillary...

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The Art Newspaper's pick of the 2019 Venice Biennale Related Press The Art Newspaper's pick of the 2019 Venice Biennale 30 April 2019, The Art Newspaper

There are hundreds of exhibitions in Venice during the Biennale. Alongside the main exhibition in the Giardini and Arsenale, there are 90 national presentations, many in nearby pavilions in the Giardini and in spaces around the Arsenale, but also dotted throughout Venice. Then there are the official collateral exhibitions in museums and galleries...

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20th Biennale of Sydney Related Press 20th Biennale of Sydney 28 October 2015, e-flux

The 20th Biennale of Sydney, inspired by a quote from author William Gibson, is titled The future is already here—it’s just not evenly distributed. This edition will be presented at venues conceived by Stephanie Rosenthal as “embassies of thought.” An embassy traditionally functions as a state within a state: a host country...

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Dane Mitchell In Video & Audio

Dane Mitchell: Iris, Iris, Iris Related Video & Audio Dane Mitchell: Iris, Iris, Iris 14 October 2018, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

New Zealand's artist for the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia in 2019, Dane Mitchell discusses his current exhibition at Auckland Art Gallery 'Iris, Iris, Iris' with Curator, Contemporary Art, Natasha Conland.

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