Upcoming Show – where our bodies hit the world

Upcoming Show – where our bodies hit the world

play_station 5 – 28 October 2017 8 Egmont St To Aro, Wellington ‘where our bodies hit the world’ is an attempt to conform to a standard and being found lacking. A performance evolved to control our bodies which only undermine the regulation. Resulting in performative photographic and video work around trauma, rage and resilience. Opening 6pm… Continue Reading

Wallace Art Awards 2017

Wallace Art Awards 2017

5 September – 12 November 2017 TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre The Pah Homestead 72 Hillsborough Rd Hillsborough Auckland Very excited to be a finalist in the 26th Wallace Art Awards 2017 with my work Breathe #1 Installation Image Continue Reading

First International Show!

First International Show!

24 August – 8 September 2017 SEVENTH 155 Gurtrude St Fitzroy, Melbourne Australia New Zealand artist Justine Walker follows an interest in feminine subjectivity and identity. Drawing heavily on her own experience of the world with a particular interest in the expectations and limitations that society puts on all of us based on our gender,… Continue Reading

Essay: do undo redo

do undo redo

by Caroline McQuarrie Last year, while watching the Nick Cave documentary ‘One more time with feeling’, I was struck by a scene where Cave is talking about his wife, Susie Bick. He speaks of how much he loves her, but ends by saying she is ultimately a mystery to him, that all women are. Cave,… Continue Reading

Parkin Drawing Prize 2017

Parkin Drawing Prize 2017

I’m excited to have my work do undo redo selected as a finalist for the Parkin Drawing Prize. The Parkin Drawing Prize is Aotearoa New Zealand’s premier award for drawing. It promotes drawing in all its forms – as discovery, a testing of ideas, and decision making. 2 August – 3 September 2017 Academy Galleries 1 Queens Wharf Wellington Continue Reading

Is This Enough?

Is This Enough?

Blue Oyster Art Project Space Dunedin, New Zealand 15 July – 8 August 2009 With Is this Enough? Justine Walker presents a series of video and wall works which investigate and document the pressure to perform. Following research into process, series and repetition in the everyday, her work shifts readings of abstraction and starts to… Continue Reading

do undo redo

do undo redo

My partner and I have taken a journey over the past eight years into childlessness. Five of those years we were trying to have children before we stopped, grieved and moved on. Curator and writer Susan Bright describes ‘It is just a sad journey that shows that the state of being a ‘mother’ does not… Continue Reading

Little Prince

Little Prince

My partner and I have taken a journey over the past eight years into childlessness. Five of those years we were trying to have children before we stopped, grieved and moved on. Curator and writer Susan Bright describes ‘It is just a sad journey that shows that the state of being a ‘mother’ does not… Continue Reading

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