Natasha Conland – curator in contemporary art at the Auckland Art Gallery talks about current exhibition Groundswell: Avant-Guard Auckland 71-79.
When a broad and deep undulation of the ocean, caused by a distant gale or seismic disturbance occurs it’s called a groundswell.
When a rapid spontaneous growth in support of a political opinion occurs, it’s called a groundswell.
So what happened when a group of Auckland artists started making highly experimental art in the 70’s? Groundswell: Avant-Guard Auckland 71-79.