selection Panel for the Grace Butler Memorial Foundation Award at Ara 2017
Barbara Garrie is Senior Lecturer in Contemporary Art in the Department of Art History and Theory at the University of Canterbury. Her current research has three developing but related threads: art & material culture in post-quake Christchurch; history and theory of the artist's book; and contemporary photography.
Ken Hall is a curator at the Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū, working with both contemporary and historical art, with interests that include early New Zealand photography. He was curator of the 2019 landmark exhibition Hidden Light: Early Canterbury and West Coast Photography.
Please note; Selection panel members are invited to serve for up to two years in this role; that is, no more than twice as part of this jury panel.