• Taarn Scott

The Heat is a new artist run gallery and project space in Tamaki Makaurau. Their current exhibition, Windchime Portrait, is a solo presentation by Otepoti based Taarn Scott.

Windchime portrait was first shown as part of a collaboration with W. J. Fourie and H. P. Aoake. Centred around the body in An Endless Sky of Honey at Meanwhile gallery (2022) in Te Whanganui-a-Tara; the piece is a portrait, a piece of jewellery, a windchime or whatever you make of it.

Metal hoop and chain and eyelets, fabric, acrylic, faux pearl beads and ceramic tears.

Taarn Scott is an artist from Ōtepoti. They graduated from Elam School of Fine Arts with a BFA (Hons). Scott is interested in the tactile and the poetic. They recently curated (Grow)home at the Anteroom project space and are currently exhibiting Ngā Hau o Tāwhirimātea with Hana Pera Aoake in collaboration with Riki Gooch at Enjoy, Te Whanganui-a-tara. They have collaborated on joint shows with Aoake and Wesley John Fourie; Invasive Weeds (or I wish I could give you the world, but I was only given mud, rot, and the bones of a half-eaten fish), The Physics Room, Ōtautahi among those.

Opening Hours

  • Monday to Friday 2-6pm
  • Or by appointment


  • Shop K29, Station Square
  • 19/28 Remuera Road
  • Newmarket