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b. 1976, New Zealand

Steve Carr Biography

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.

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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.

Steve Carr Featured Artworks

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Studies for Cadence VIII by Steve Carr contemporary artwork
Steve CarrStudies for Cadence VIII, 2015Chromira Prints on 310 gsm Rag Photographique
24 x 16.5 cm
Michael Lett Contact Gallery
The Song Remains the Same by Steve Carr contemporary artwork
Steve CarrThe Song Remains the Same, 2016Phantom Flex, duration: 2 mins 28 secs
Michael Lett Contact Gallery
Watermelon by Steve Carr contemporary artwork
Steve CarrWatermelon, 2015Sony HD XCam
Variable dimensions
Michael Lett Contact Gallery
Bubble, Cactus by Steve Carr contemporary artwork
Steve CarrBubble, Cactus, 2014Phantom Flex HD projection with audio and architectural viewing room
Variable dimensions
Michael Lett Contact Gallery
Dead Time by Steve Carr contemporary artwork
Steve CarrDead Time, 20127 channel installation, Phantom Flex transferred to ProRes HQ files synchronised through miltiple
Michael Lett Contact Gallery
Aona by Steve Carr contemporary artwork
Steve CarrAona, 2010HD transfered to DVD, duration 26 mins 4 seconds
Michael Lett Contact Gallery
Turkey Shoot by Steve Carr contemporary artwork
Steve CarrTurkey Shoot, 2009HD transfered to DVD, duration 17 mins 45 seconds
Michael Lett Contact Gallery
Antler by Steve Carr contemporary artwork
Steve CarrAntler, 2008hand blown scientific glass, foam, brass
41 x 67 x 14 cm
Michael Lett Contact Gallery

Steve Carr Recent Exhibitions

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Contemporary art exhibition, Steve Carr, Variations for Troubled Hands at Michael Lett, Auckland
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24 June–22 July 2017 Steve Carr Variations for Troubled Hands Michael LettAuckland
Contemporary art exhibition, Steve Carr, The Science of Ecstasy and Immortality at Michael Lett, Auckland
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15 April–16 May 2015 Steve Carr The Science of Ecstasy and Immortality Michael LettAuckland
Contemporary art exhibition, Steve Carr, X at Michael Lett, Auckland, New Zealand
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31 January–2 March 2013 Steve Carr X Michael LettAuckland

Steve Carr Represented By

Michael Lett contemporary art gallery in Auckland, New Zealand Michael Lett Auckland

Steve Carr In Ocula Magazine

'Freedom Farmers' At The Auckland Art Gallery Ocula Feature 'Freedom Farmers' At The Auckland Art Gallery By Kate Brettkelly-Chalmers, Auckland

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...

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Natasha Conland Ocula Conversation Natasha Conland By Laura Thomson, Auckland

Natasha Conland is Curator, Contemporary Art at the Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand. She has curated numerous exhibitions including A Puppet A Pauper A Pirate A Poet A Pawn & A King: From the Naomi Milgrom Art Collection (2013); Made Active: The Chartwell Show (2012); the 4th Auckland Triennial,  Last Ride in a Hot Air...

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Steve Carr In Related Press

Steve Carr at Michael Lett Related Press Steve Carr at Michael Lett 27 July 2017, Michael Lett

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 wall) and is comparatively serious in mood, focussing on a ballerina’s hand gestures. The photographs are in the main gallery, but downstairs are two...

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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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