Galerie Emmanuel Hervé, Paris - Roxane Borujerdi, Athene Galiciadis, Fernanda Gomes, Ana Mazzei, Charles-Henri Monvert, Camila Oliveira Fairclough, Peter Robinson, Sérgio Sister, Nuno Sousa Vieira, Derek Sullivan

Peter ROBINSON
Born in 1966 in Ashburton (New Zealand) — lives and works in Auckland (New Zealand)

Education

1989 — Bachelor of Fine Arts, IIam School of Fine Arts, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
1990 — Diploma of Teaching, Christchurch College of Education, Christchurch

Solo exhibtions

2017 — Pronto Proto, galerie Emmanuel Hervé, Paris, France
2017 — Schisms, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2017 — After Party, Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland, New Zealand
2015 — Neologisms, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2015 — Recreation Centre, Atelier des Enfants, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
2015 — Die Cuts & Derivations, Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland, New Zealand
2015 — SYNTAX, Artspace, Auckland, New Zealand
2014 — Diversions, Peter McLeavey Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
2014 — Pair et Impair, Galerie Emmanuel Hervé, Paris, France
2014 — The Piranesi Effect: Peter Robinson & Simon Terrill, Ian Potter Museum of Art, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
2013 — Tribe Subtribe, The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
2013 — Acktion Painting / Acktion Sculpture, Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland, New Zealand
2012 — Defunct Mnemonics, Peter McLeavey Gallery, Wellington , New Zealand
2012 — Structure and Subjectivity, Sue Crockford Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
2011 — Essential Security, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2010 — The Influence of Anxiety, The Centre for Drawing Project Space, London, UK
2009 — Polymer Monoliths, Artspace, Sydney and Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia
2008 — Line Works, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2008 — Snow Ball Blind Time, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
2008 — Promethean Dreams, Sue Crockford Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
2007 — Concatenation and Dispersion, Sutton Gallery Project Space, Melbourne, Australia
2007 — Sue Crockford Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
2007 — Brooke-Gifford Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
2006 — ACK!, Artspace, Auckland, New Zealand
2006 — Peter McLeavey Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
2005 — The Humours, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, New Zealand
2004 — Neo Conceptual Primitivism, Anna Bibby Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
2003 — Brooke-Gifford Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand
2003 — Divine Comedy, Wellington City Art Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
2002 — The Return of The Hand, Peter McLeavey Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
2002 — Black Holes Suck And So Do I, Kapinos Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Berlin, Germany
2002 — Joytwotimesex, Anna Bibby Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
2002 — Divine Comedy, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, Auckland, New Zealand
2002 — Divine Comedy, IIam School of Fine Arts Gallery, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
2001 — Cipher, 5th Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
2001 — Divine Comedy, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
2000 — No reading allowed here, Kapinos Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Berlin, Germany
2000 — The end of the twentieth century, Peter McLeavey Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
1999 — No Boundary Condition, Peter McLeavey Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
1999 — Point of infinite density, McDougall Contemporary Art Annex, Christchurch, New Zealand
1998 — I know nothing, Peter McLeavey Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
1998 — The big crunch, Anna Bibby Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
1998 — Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1997 — NZPR, Brooke-Gifford Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand
1997 — Nice paintings, Anna Bibby Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
1997 — Canon fodder, Peter McLeavey Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
1996 — Peter Robinson, Anna Bibby Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
1996 — Home and away, Peter McLeavey Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
1995 — Opus operandi, Ghent, Belgium
1995 — Bad Aachen ideas, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany
1994 — 100%, Peter McLeavey Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
1994 — New Lines/Old Stock, Brooke-Gifford Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand
1993 — 9 Paintings of 1993, Peter McLeavey Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
1992 — The spaces between, Brooke-Gifford Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand
1990 — Nature, forms, myth, Last Decade Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand (with Shane Cotton)

Selected group exhibitions

2017 — Playground, galerie Emmanuel Hervé, Paris, France
2016 — Politics of Sharing, ifa Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2016 — Light switch and conduit: the Jim Barr and Mary Barr collection, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunnedin, New Zealand
2015 — Neither Forward nor Back: Acting in the Present, Jakarta Biennial 2015, Jakarta, Indonesia — curator Charles Esche
2014 — Teamwork, Peter McLeavey Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
2014 — Pekod, Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland, New Zealand
2013 — Cuts and Junctures, Adam Art Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
2013 — Ruses & Legacies, Mom am I a Barbarian?: 13th Istanbul Biennale, Istanbul, Turkey
2013 — If You Were to Work Here (The Mood in the Museum), The 5th Auckland Triennial, Auckland Art Gallery and Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland, Australia — curator Hou Hanru
2013 — Light Sweet Crude, Hopkinson Cundy, Auckland, New Zealand
2012 — Contact: Artists from Aotearoa, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
2012 — Gravitas Lite, All our relations, 18th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
2011 — De-Building, Christchurch Art Gallery, New Zealand
2008 — The Walters Prize, Auckland Art Gallery, New Zealand
2006 — Sue Crockford Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
2006 — The Walters Prize, Auckland Art Gallery, New Zealand
2004 — Three Colours: Gordon Bennett and Peter Robinson, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne (toured to Bendigo Art Gallery; Academy Gallery, University of Tasmania; Plimsoll Gallery, University of Tasmania; Shepparton Art Gallery; Ballarat Fine Art Gallery; Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane; Christchurch Art Gallery)
2004 — Termite Art Against White Elephant, Actual behaviour of drawing, Museo Colecciones ICO, Madrid, Spain
2003 — The Sky is the Limit, Kunstverein, Langenhagen, Germany
2002 — Iconoclash, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
2002 — Centre of Attraction, 8th Baltic Triennale of International Art, Vilnius,Lithuania
2002 — Media City Seoul, Museum of Modern Art, Seoul, South Korea
2002 — Rest In Space, Kunstnerhus Oslo, Norway
2002 — Profiler, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin; Govett-Brewster Art Gallery; New Zealand; University of Kent Gallery, England ? co-curated with Astrid Mania
2001 — bi-polar, 49th Venice Biennale, New Zealand Pavilion, Museo di Sant?Apollonia, Venice, Italy
2001 — Superman in Bed - Collection Schürmann, Kunst für Gegenwart und Fotografie,
2001 — Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund, Germany
2001 — ...troubler l'écho du temps, oeuvres de la collection, Musée d'Art Contemporain de Lyon, Lyon, France
2000 — Partage d'exotismes, 5th Biennale d'art contemporain de Lyon 2000, Lyon, France
2000 — Continental shift, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany (toured to Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, The Netherlands; Stadsgalerij, Heerlen, The Netherlands; Musée d?Art moderne, Lüttich, Belgium)
2000 — Heimat kunst, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
2000 — Drive: power, progress, desire, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
1999 — Kunstwelten im dialog, Museum Ludwig, Köln, Germany
1999 — Toi Toi Toi: three generations of artists from New Zealand, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany and Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, New Zealand
1999 — Home and away: Contemporary Australian and New Zealand art from the Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
1999 — What I photographed this summer, Peter McLeavey Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
1998 — Entropy zu hause, Suermondt-Ludwig Museum, Aachen, Germany
1998 — Everyday, 11th Biennale of Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
1998 — Necessary protection, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
1998 — Blood brothers, Peter McLeavey Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
1998 — What we do here, Peter McLeavey Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
1997 — Trade routes: history and geography, 2nd Johannesburg Biennale, billboard and page art projects, Johannesburg, South Africa
1998 — Seppelt Art Awards, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
1998 — McCahon to Robinson, Peter McLeavey Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
1998 — Family values, Peter McLeavey Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
1998 — Sky writers and earth movers, McDougall Contemporary Art Annex, Christchurch, New Zealand
1996 — Inclusion/Exclusion: Art in the Age of Post Colonialism and Global Migration, Künstlerhaus Burgring, Graz, Austria
1996 — 23rd International Biennale of São Paulo, Biennale Pavilion, São Paulo, Brazil
1996 — 2nd Asia-Pacific Triennale of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
1995 — Cultural safety: contemporary art from New Zealand, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany and City Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand (toured to Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Germany; Waikato Museum of Art and History, Hamilton and Dunedin Public Art Gallery)
1995 — Hangover, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery and Waikato Museum of Art and History, New Zealand
1995 — Korurangi, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, Auckland, New Zealand
1994 — Localities of desire, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
1994 — Parallel lines: Gordon Walters in context, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, Auckland, New Zealand
1994 — Art Now, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, New Zealand
1994 — Aoraki/Hikurangi, McDougall Contemporary Art Annex, Christchurch, New Zealand
1993 — Cartel, Brooke-Gifford Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand
1993 — Te Hau a Taonga, Te Taumata Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
1993 — Groundswell, Manawatu Art Gallery, Palmerston North, New Zealand
1992 — Te Kupenga, CSA Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand
1992 — ARX 3, Artist Regional Exchange Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth, Australia
1992 — Shadow of style: eight new artists, City Gallery, Wellington and Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
1992 — Vogue/Vague, CSA Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand
1992 — A comfortable environment, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand
1992 — Prospect Canterbury, McDougall Contemporary Art Annex, Christchurch, New Zealand
1991 — Kohia Ko Taikaka Anake, National Art Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
1991 — Recognitions, McDougall Contemporary Art Annex, Christchurch, New Zealand
1991 — Peter Robinson, Euan McLeod and Shane Cotton, Brooke-Gifford Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand
1991 — He Toi Na Ngaa Toa O Te Whare Waanaga O Waitaha, School of Fine Arts, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
1990 — Goodman/Suter Biennale, Suter Art Gallery, Nelson, New Zealand
1990 — On task, CSA Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand
1990 — Te Atinga - contemporary Maori art, Uenuku Marae, Moeraki, New Zealand

Residencies

2008 — The Walters Art Prize, Auckland, New Zealand
2001 — Creative New Zealand Residency, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
1999 — Künstlerhaus Bethanien Residency, Berlin, Germany
1998 — Artspace Residency, Sydney, Australia
1996 — Göethe Institut Residency, Düsseldorf, Germany
1995 — Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst Residency, Aachen, Germany

Collections

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, New Zealand
Denver Art Museum, United States
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, New Zealand
FRAC Lorraine, Metz, France
Musée d'Art Contemporain de Lyon, France
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, New Zealand
PROP Foundation, Montana, USA
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands