Presented in association with 'Split Level View Finder: Theo Schoon and New Zealand Art'.
Join us for a weekend of short talks, lectures, and conversations unpacking Theo Schoon’s 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.
11am: Mark Williams considers Theo Schoon, historian Michael King, and the origins of modern biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand
12pm: Megan Tamati-Quennell and Mark Adams discuss Schoon's photographic legacy, and the cross-cultural intersections within both Schoon's and Adams’s work.
2pm: Nathan Pohio shares a Ngāi Tahu perspective on Te Wai Pounamu rock drawings
2.30pm: John Perry on Schoon and the Rotorua chapters: Waipa, Whakarewarewa, Waiotapu, and the Astral Buildings
3.30pm: Anthony Byrt, Hamish Coney, and Aaron Lister reflect on the weekend’s dialogue