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Primary Care

30 June – 25 August 2018
Hocken Collections, Uare Taoka o Hākena, 90 Anzac Avenue, Dunedin
Curated by Andrea Bell

Saturday 7 July, 11am
Exhibition floor talk
Join curator Andrea Bell for a tour of Primary Care

Primary Care brings together a selection of artworks, photographs, ephemera and archival materials largely gathered from across the Hocken’s collections, that consider aspects of physical, spiritual, community, mental and public health. With works relating to health promotion and disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment, patient education, deinstitutionalization, community care, and Māori health, the exhibition represents a range of approaches to health and wellbeing, and developments in the medical field.

Including works by Simon Denny, Giovanni Intra, Robyn Kahukiwa, Eileen Mayo, Robert Rauschenberg, Ava Seymour, Ann Shelton, Heather Straka, Lionel Terry, Robin White and more…

Corsophine Queen_

Image: Ava Seymour Corsophine Queen, 1997, C-type print on zinc, 7420 x 9120mm from the ‘Health, Happiness and Housing series’, P2001-018, Hocken Collections Uare Taoka o Hākena, University of Otago, courtesy of the artist