Booking essential by 5pm, 31 August

Through presentations, performance and kōrero, this day workshop is designed to draw out the wider ramifications, alternative histories and worldviews that encircle Energy Work, the exhibition at Te Pātaka Toi Adam Art Gallery that brings together works by Kathy Barry and Sarah Smuts-Kennedy.

This event is co-produced with Whiti o Rehua School of Art Massey University. It is the first event in a research project coordinated by Massey University Senior Lecturer Marcus Moore.


Su Ballard, Associate Professor of Art History, Te Herenga Waka; Kathy Barry, artist; Christina Barton, Director, Te Pātaka Toi Adam Art Gallery; Natasha Conland, Senior Curator of Global Contemporary Art, Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tāmaki; Adam Grener, Senior Lecturer in the English Literatures & Creative Communication, Te Herenga Waka; Bill McKay, Senior Lecturuer Architecture & Planning, University Of Auckland; Marcus Moore, Senior Lecturer in Sculpture and Critical/ Conceptual studies at Whiti o Rehua School of Art, Massey University; Huhana Smith (Ngāti Tukorehe, Ngāti Raukawa ki Te Tonga), Head of Whiti o Rehua School of Art, Massey University, visual artist, curator and principle investigator in research; Sarah Smuts-Kennedy, artist; Rob Thorne (Ngāti Tumutumu), composer, performer and anthropologist; and, Louie Zalk-Neale (Ngāi Te Rangi, Pākehā), artist.


  • Free


  • Sat 03 Sep


  • 10:00 am — 4:30 pm


  • HU220, Level 2 Hunter Building
  • Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington