20 March 2012
12 pm - 1 pm
Venue: Conference Centre Lecture Theatre, Building 423, 22 Symonds Street
Host: School of Architecture and Planning
Contact info: Natalie Guy
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Website: Communique 2012
Sponsor: New Zealand Wood
Philip Clarke is the director of Objectspace, a small Auckland public gallery dedicated to the fields of craft and design, that opened in 2004. Objectspace is dedicated to provoking new assessments about works and practices in these fields though its exhibition and publication programmes. At Objectspace his role has spanned management, curation, programme development, writing and publication production. He has worked in the cultural sector for 30 years, and prior to Objectspace, worked at Creative New Zealand, ARTWORK and the Crafts Council of New Zealand.
Philip has also been a contributor to exhibition publications in Australia (Smartworks, 2007) and New Zealand, award judge (Objective Art Award 2010) and a moderator (NZQA) and external examiner in the field of education. He is a graduate of The University of Auckland (Master of Arts in History 1979), Victoria University of Wellington (Postgraduate Diploma in Librarianship 1981) and Griffith University (Master of Arts in Culture and Media Policy and Planning 2003).