City Gallery City Gallery Wellington


In Conversation with Theo Schoon: A Weekend of Talks: Saturday

11am–4pm, Sat 17 August

General entry


Join us for a weekend of short talks, lectures, and conversations unpacking Schoon’s controversial work from a range of perspectives. Come for a session or two, or stay for the day.

MC: Hamish Coney.

All talks are free. No bookings necessary.

Day 1: Saturday 17 August

11am: Michael Dunn and Damian Skinner on Theo Schoon and Gordon Walters

11.30am: Andrew Paul Wood explores Schoon‘s relationship to Indonesian art

12.30pm: Break

2pm: Eileen Jones, kaitiaki of the Schoon mural at Te Papaiouru Marae, Rotorua, talks with Damian Skinner

2.30pm: Justine Olsen discusses Schoon’s relationship to craft practices

3pm: Break

3.30pm: Paul Hattaway on his great-uncle Rolfe Hattaway, an ‘accidental muse’

Day 2 schedule: Sunday 18 August