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the fundamental practice, National New Zealand Pavilion, Palazzo Gritti, Venice, Italy, June 12 – November 6, 2005
The main research focus was the integration of multi-faceted computer and network technologies within a substantial site-specific sculptural installation. Integrated audio content included found texts spoken through third generation text-to-speech synthesized voice, and a hundred media files.
The work was monitored off-site, with a customized programme updated from NZ via a web interface. The fundamental practice’ was supported by Creative New Zealand, the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa.
the fundamental practice. New Zealand’s National Pavillion, 51st Venice Biennale of International Art 2005. the fundamental practice is an initiative of Creative New Zealand, the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa, in association with the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, and the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, and The University of Auckland.
venice document. et al., the fundamental practice, published in association with exhibition the fundamental practice, 51st Venice Biennale Creative New Zealand Toi venice document. et al., the fundamental practice. Aotearoa. Die Keure, Bruges, Belgium, 2006 ISBN 0-478-18552-9. Essay by McDonald, Ewen (2006), By Way of Introduction – The Collective.

venice document. et al., the fundamental practice, can be ordered through Michael Lett, Auckland.

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Art criticism by Media Proxy Vol. 1 N. 5 by Judith Bernanke. Abstract: New Zealand’s participation in the 2005 Venice Biennale was met with a firestorm of mediatised criticism …