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in Pursuit of Venus
       
     
Alberton House
       
     
William Morris
       
     
Flora
       
     
 My heartfelt thanks to Rendell McIntosh & Penny Van Der Velde - Kaitiaki of Alberton House   Photo Kallan McLeod
       
     
invitation
       
     
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in Pursuit of Venus
       
     
in Pursuit of Venus

Presented for the first time as my Masters, the digital technology is housed in an elegant antique vitrine in a room with just one power point - past and present in conversation

 

Photo Kallan McLeod

Alberton House
       
     
Alberton House

Photo Kallan McLeod

The first presentation of in Pursuit of Venus was held at Alberton House, one of Auckland's oldest surviving grand colonial houses

 

 

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William Morris

another connection to the Dufour wallpaper Les sauvage de la mer Pacifique [which inspires the video] is the ballrooms wallpaper. India was bought for Alberton House by the owner Allan Kerr-Taylor in recognition of his father who was in the British India Army

Photo Kallan McLeod

Flora
       
     
Flora

bouquets by Bryan Hobbs-Crowter a reminder of Alberton's glamourous ballroom parties

 

Photo Kallan McLeod

 My heartfelt thanks to Rendell McIntosh & Penny Van Der Velde - Kaitiaki of Alberton House   Photo Kallan McLeod
       
     

My heartfelt thanks to Rendell McIntosh & Penny Van Der Velde - Kaitiaki of Alberton House 

Photo Kallan McLeod

invitation
       
     
invitation

Richard Shaw design inspired by Cook's drawings of the Transit of Venus