Steve Carr was born in New Zealand and completed a masters in fine arts at the University of Auckland, (Elam), School of Fine Arts. Since then his work has been in many major New Zealand and international exhibitions including Videos of New Zealand, a touring exhibition through New Zealand, Germany and Denmark.Read More
In 2011 Carr’s participated in the Rencontres Internationales, at the Centre Pompidou, Paris, France. He also represented New Zealand at the Busan Biennale, Metropolitan Art Museum, South Korea in 2006. In 2010 he was the recipient of the Sapporo Artist in Residence in Japan. Carr’s work is held in a number of significant public and private collections throughout Australasia and further abroad.
Steve Carr is represented in New Zealand by Michael Lett, Auckland and in Australia by Station, Melbourne. He has been a lecturer in fine arts and photography at Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design, Auckland, New Zealand since 2006. In 2016 he was appointed lecturer in film at the University of Canterbury, School of Fine Arts, Christchurch, New Zealand.
Occupying the lion’s share of exhibition space at the Auckland Art Gallery, Freedom Farmers is said to be the museum’s largest survey of contemporary art in the last twenty-five years. Curated by the gallery’s own Natasha Conland, the exhibition looks at how the utopian energy of the 1970s is being artistically deployed in...Read More
Steve Carr is well known for his inventive, spectacular and often funny videos, and unusual (often droll) sculptures, but this new show has an installation of sequential photographs (pinned to the walRead More 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...Read More