Friday, April 11, 2008


reckless guesswork, insinuations and possible inventions that have arrived at word on the street has walters prize finalists as: photographer edith amituanai, sculptor peter robinson, painter john reynolds and new media artist lisa reihana. best guesses from multiple readers reckon walters judges to be andrew clifford, jon bywater, rhana devenport, and heather galbraith. simon denny has been selected for the 2008 biennale of sydney. francis upritchard, who has a morbid fear of flying into wellington, persuaded creative new zealand to have her venice biennale shortlist meeting in auckland. new zealand artists inclusion in the next documenta 13 hangs on the whims of just-announced finding committee member liz ann macgregor, director of the museum of contemporary art in sydney. daniel du bern, maddie leach, lisa reihana and wayne youle are set to “explore the social dynamics and architecture of cultural gatherings” at the field museum in chicago. any missed details, indignant denials or additions gratefully received, and the best (the very best), rewarded with overthenet caps.