Author Archives: Sian Torrington

About Sian Torrington

A visual artist working in drawing and sculpture, making things, experimenting, writing about it, interpreting the environment as perceived through line and assemblage.

Asia New Zealand Foundation video interview for Te Aho Mano / A Thousand Strands

An exhibition inspired by the colours of the Bangalore streets and the skill of its local craftspeople is currently being exhibited at Massey University‚Äôs The Engine Room gallery, Wellington.  

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Interviews from Intimacy stages / Active Empathy, Auckland

I did two interviews; one with Artists Alliance, one with Phantom Billstickers, about this project. Read more here: Interview | Sian Torrington http://0800phantom.co.nz/interview-sian-torrington-intimacy-stages-active-empathy/

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We Don’t Have to Be The Building at Silo 7 Auckland

With the help of GABA, Phantom Billstickers, Artist Alliance and Auckland City Council, we took all 16 works to Auckland as large scale posters that were installed in Silo 7 on the waterfront. It was an amazing experience to simply … Continue reading

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Intimacy Stages / Active Empathy

Intimacy Stages / Active Empathy – a show of feminist, gender queer embodied drawings, sculptures and drawing sessions. Studio One – Toi Tu, at 1 Ponsonby Rd, Auckland, open 11am-7pm for three days, 23, 24th, 25th Feb, 2017. Tonight Weds … Continue reading

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Farm recovery

For the last month, my partner and I have been farm sitting. We saw the request on a gay list, and it sounded like the most ideal post project recovery I could imagine. One labradoodle, three cats, two guinea pigs, … Continue reading

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Here is where I put my audio

Here is my new SoundCloud account that feels very exciting! I’ve been doing quite a bit of talking about We Don’t Have to Be the Building, and so it was time to start collating the audio and putting it in … Continue reading

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Lara Lindsay-Parker interview

  Lara interviewed me and wrote about the dawn blessing with Tiwhanawhana for We Don’t Have to Be the Building – here it is on the Enjoy Gallery blog… http://enjoy.org.nz/blog/2016/08/an-interview-with-sian-torrington

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