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b. 1973, New Zealand

Fiona Amundsen Biography

Fiona Amundsen's practice engages with social anthropology, combining photography, documentary and historical traumas to produce pseudo ethnographic records. Particularly she is interested in the representation of Anglo-American and Japanese pre/post war narratives, choosing to complicate military histories and memorials. 

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Amundsen sees herself as a cultural outsider and yet her works are augmented by a uniquely Asia Pacific background. She recieved a master of Social Sciences from the University of Waikato in 2005, and is curently a senior lecturer at AUT in Art Theory/History and Photography, Auckland, New Zealand.

Fiona Amundsen In Ocula Magazine

Nominees Announced for New Zealand’s Walters Prize Ocula News Nominees Announced for New Zealand’s Walters Prize Auckland, 9 April 2020

The works include a 14m-tall rope weaving, remixed footage from WWII, and video of newspapers being bleached.

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Fiona Amundsen In Related Press

IMAGINE ASIA: New Zealand artists respond to contemporary Asia Related Press IMAGINE ASIA: New Zealand artists respond to contemporary Asia 24 February 2015, Pataka Art + Museum

Since 2007 the Asia New Zealand Foundation has run a programme of residency opportunities in Asia for emerging and mid-career New Zealand artists. An exhibition of works by artists who have benefited from these residencies will be opened at Pataka Art + Museum in early 2015 as part of the Asia New Zealand Foundation’s 20th anniversary...

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