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