Claudia Zeiske, Director of Deveron Projects an international residency programme in Northern Scotland, is in New Plymouth as part of her travels in Aotearoa.

At Deveron Projects, the town is the venue rather than a gallery or arts centre. With a focus on the rural, Claudia has a unique curatorial interest based on a balanced approach between artistic criticality and community involvement through developing projects with artists from across the globe.

Claudia Zeiske has made a name for her personal pilgrimages that link places special to ourselves with political, historic or anecdotal sites as well as art and creative intentions. Having been brought up in and around the Alps, Claudia has walked all her life. She criss-crossed on foot in many places, near and far, ranging from the Cevennes to the top of Mount Kenya; and from the Atlas Mountains to the contested Tigray Hills in Ethiopia. Many of her walks are artist led, for which she set up the Walking Institute.

While joining us at The Govett - Brewster Art Gallery, Claudia will talk about her work in the town of Huntly / Scotland, which has made itself a name of bringing people of all walks of life together through socially engaged arts with artists from across the world.


  • Free


  • Thu 12 Mar


  • 5:15 pm — 6:30 pm


  • 42 Queen Street
  • New Plymouth