Public Programme

A publication supported by The Chartwell Trust with contributions by Evangeline Riddiford Graham, Milli Jannides, Emma Leach, Louise Menzies, Rosalind Nashashibi and William Pollard was be launched on the 31st August, available here.


Artist Bios

Manon de Boer (1966) was born in in Kodaikanal, India, and lives and works in Brussels. She completed her artistic education at the Akademie Van Beeldende Kunsten, Rotterdam, and at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam. She has recently exhibited at the Documenta (2012), Sao Paulo Biennale (2010), and has had monographic exhibitions at Museum of Art Philadelphia (2012); South London Gallery (2010) and Witte de With, Rotterdam (2008), amongst others.
Eleanor Cooper (1988) completed a BA/BFA (hons) from the University of Auckland School of Fine Arts in 2013 and lives in Auckland. Recent exhibitions include By the book with Melanie Kung and Asumi Mizuo at split/fountain, Auckland (2013); Redlands Art Prize at the National Art School, Sydney (2013); and a group exhibition Circuit at Rm gallery, Auckland (2013). 
William Hsu (1979) is an Auckland based artist.  His recent projects include:  By the time it arrives it might have already been forgotten, a collaboration with Nick Spratt, Rosebank, Auckland Arts Festival (2013), Watermarking, a collaboration with David Bennewith and Marnie Slater, City States, Liverpool Biennial (2012), Meeting on a park bench next to a camellia hedge, a collaboration with Nick Spratt, Te Tuhi, Auckland (2012) A tour in the Wellington Harbour, Alterations, Wellington (2011).
Milli Jannides (1986) graduated with an MA in Painting from the Royal College of Art in 2013 and currently lives and works in London. She completed an MFA/MA (hons) conjoint with English Literature in 2009 at the University of Auckland. She has spent time at the Glasgow School of Art (2007) and at the Dusseldorf Art Academy in the class of Professor Peter Doig (2010). Recent exhibitions include: Liste 18, Hopkinson Mossman, Basel (2013); Eyelash Gnawing, Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland (2012); Milli Jannides and Sam Rountree Williams, and Victor and Hester, Glasgow (2010). Jannides' participation in Hermes' lack of words is generously supported by Jan Warburton.
Rosalind Nashashibi (1973) was born in Croydon, London, and is now based in Liverpool. She graduated from Glasgow School of Art in 2000 and has had solo exhibitions at the Institute of Contemporary Art, London, (2009), Presentation House, Vancouver (2008); Chisenhale Gallery, London (2007); Tate Britain, London (2004) and Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh (2003).