Martin Awa Clarke Langdon
Tainui, Ngāi Tahu
Ko Karioi te Maunga, Ko Waikato te awa, Ko Tainui te waka, Ko Tainui raua ko Ngāi Tahu te iwi, Ko poi hakina te marae.
Langdon is an Auckland-based curator and multidisciplinary artist whose work explores the tensions and opportunities of bicultural duality and the third space of conversation. He gained a Master of Fine Arts in 2013 from the Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland. He is also a co-director of The Roots Creative Entrepreneurs.
Recent exhibitions to have featured his work include: ‘Te Ihu ō Mataoho’ St Paul Street Gallery, Auckland (2016) National Contemporary Art Awards, Waikato Museum, Hamilton (2015); Shared Endeavour, Papakura Art Gallery, Auckland (2015); Unstuck in Time, Te Tuhi, Auckland (2014); Ngaru Rua, Nathan Homestead, Auckland (2014); Mana for Jam, Toi Pōneke Gallery, Wellington (2013).
Publications include Unfolding Kaitiakitanga: shifting the institutional space with biculturalism Produced by AUT St Paul St Gallery (2016) Unstuck in Time, produced by Te Tuhi (2014
Martin Awa Clarke Langdon’s new work for Sculpture on the Gulf is supported by Creative New Zealand