III. Exhibition Documentation

Primary Care

Cell (After An Angel at My Table), Seacliff Asylum, North Otago, New Zealand, installation view, Primary Care, Hocken Collections, Uare Taoka o Hākena, University of Otago. Photo: Iain Frengley

June 2018

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…

Join curator Andrea Bell for an Exhibition floor talk and tour of Primary Care on Saturday 7 July at 11am

Primary Care, Hocken Collections, Uare Taoka o Hākena, University of Otago. Photo: Iain Frengley
Cell (After An Angel at My Table), Seacliff Asylum, North Otago, New Zealand, installation view, Primary Care, Hocken Collections, Uare Taoka o Hākena, University of Otago. Photo: Iain Frengley
Cell (After An Angel at My Table), Seacliff Asylum, North Otago, New Zealand, installation view, Primary Care, Hocken Collections, Uare Taoka o Hākena, University of Otago. Photo: Iain Frengley
Cell (After An Angel at My Table), Seacliff Asylum, North Otago, New Zealand, installation view, Primary Care, Hocken Collections, Uare Taoka o Hākena, University of Otago. Photo: Iain Frengley