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Selected CV

Lives in Tāmaki Makaurau, Aotearoa (NZ).

From Wulgurukaba country (Black River, QLD, Australia).

 

Education

2021

Graduate Diploma of Secondary Teaching, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, NZL.

2018

Doctor of Fine Arts, University of Auckland, Auckland, NZL.

2010

Certificate in Tertiary Teaching, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, NZL.

2005

Master of Fine Arts, California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles, USA.

2003

Honours, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, AUS.

2002

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, AUS.

 

Selected Curated Exhibitions

2017

Te Karanga a Hape Hīkoi, Karangahape Road, Auckland, NZL.

(In collaboration with: Te Wai-ō-Hua, Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei, SOUL, and the extended art community of Tāmaki Makaurau.)

2016

Te Ihu o Mataoho, ST PAUL St Gallery, Auckland, NZL.

(In collaboration with: Cat Ruka, David Veart,  Fiona Jack, Kahu Tuwhare, Karamia Muller, Louisa Afoa, Martin Awa Clarke Langdon, Moana Waa, Molly Rangiwai McHale, Paula Booker, Qiane Matata-Sipu, Ralph Brown, Tosh Ahkit, SOUL, and Te Wai-ō-Hua.)

2013

Body Rock, Film Archive, Auckland, NZL.

(In collaboration with: Alex Richardson, Christopher L G Hill, Daniel Munn, Dieneke Jansen, Dylan John Scott, Ema Tavola, Fiona Amundsen,  Lindsay Benedict & Julia Brown Matthew Cowan, Natalie Medlock & Robbie Magasiva, Reuben Heller-Quintanilla & Lucreccia Quintanilla, and Vera Mey.)

2012

Waack, Whine, Pop & Roll, Dog Park, Christchurch, NZL.

Māngere Mall, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne, AUS.

2011

Māngere Bridge: 246 Meters, Fishbowl, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, NZL.

2010

Ah-round, SQUARE2 City Gallery Wellington, Wellington, NZL.

Failing, Falling, Flying, ST PAUL St Gallery, Auckland, NZL.

Ah-round, Monte Vista, Los Angeles, USA.

2009

To Do, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne, AUS.

2007

Up With the Fall, Down on the Diagonal, Stills Gallery, Sydney, AUS.

 

Selected Group Exhibitions//Screenings//Symposiums

2021

The Drift – Kōrewa: Boycott, Leader, and the Victim, Artspace Aotearoa, Auckland, NZL.

2020

Maungataketake, Masons Screen, Wellington, NZL.

(In collaboration with: Martin Awa Clarke Langdon.)

Episode 91, CIRCUIT: Artist Film and Video Aotearoa, Wellington, NZL.

(In collaboration with: Martin Awa Clarke Langdon, and Qiane Matata-Sipu.)

Arts Makers Aotearoa Pub Quiz, May Fair Art Fair, Auckland, NZL.

Queer Pavilion, Auckland Pride, Auckland, NZL.

(In collaboration with: © Mahonri.)

Wansolwara: One Salt Water Exhibition, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney, AUS.

Wansolwara: One Salt Water Symposium, UNSW Art & Design, Sydney, AUS.

2019

AAANZ Ngā Tūtaki, University of Auckland, Auckland, NZL.

Finding Emory – A Poster Show, Vunilagi Vou, Ōtāhuhu, NZL.

(In collaboration with: Huriana Kopeke-Te Aho.)

Te Whāinga, Silo Park, Auckland, NZL.

(In collaboration with: Qiane Matata-Sipu, and Vicky Tamariki.)

Time-knots, ST PAUL St Gallery, Māngere, NZL.

Association for Visual Pedagogies Symposium, RMIT, Melbourne, AUS.

Ngātahi Reading Room, Auckland Art Fair, Auckland, NZL.

Curriculum #1, Samoa House Library, Auckland, NZL.

2018

18 Horas Entre Nosotros, University of Auckland, Auckland, NZL.

Association for Visual Pedagogies Symposium, University of Auckland, Auckland, NZL.

2017

#ThisHomeisOccupied, RM Gallery, Auckland, NZL.

Ipu ki uta, ihu ki tai, ST PAUL St Symposium, Auckland, NZL.

Research Pavilion: The Utopia of Access, Sala del Camino, Venice, IT.

9X5 NOW, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne, AUS.

2016

Repeat/Rotate/Reflect, Tauranga Art Gallery, Tauranga, NZL.

Art Sale for Phoenix, Tautai Contemporary Pacific Arts Trust, Auckland, NZL.

Point of Hue, LOT23, Auckland, NZL.

2015

The Future is a Do-Over, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, NZL.

Transoceanic Visual Exchange, Video Art Network Lagos, Lagos, NGA.

Transoceanic Visual Exchange, Fresh Milk, St. George, BAR.

The Brain, Te Uru, Titirangi, NZL.

Garden, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane, AUS.

Artists’ Film International 2014-2015, Istanbul Modern, Istanbul, TUR.

2014

Other Waters, Te Tuhi, Auckland, NZL.

EAF Film Club, Edinburgh Arts Festival, Edinburgh, SCT.

What’s the Hurry? RAMP, Hamilton, NZL.

Saturate Every Atom, Māngere Arts Centre, Māngere, NZL.

Curatorial Symposium 2014, ST PAUL St Symposium, Ihumātao, NZL.

Carpet Burn, Papakura Gallery, Papakura, NZL.

(In collaboration with: Ashlin Frances Raymond, Phoenix Puleanga, and Samson Vaotuua.)

2013

TEZA screening event, Picture House, Christchurch, NZL.

Moving on Asia: Towards a New Art Network 2004- 2013, City Gallery Wellington, Wellington, NZL.

Unearthing Delights/Odkrywanie zachwyca, Long Gardens, Gdańsk, POL.

2012

In Spite of Ourselves: Approaching Documentary, The Dowse Art Museum, Wellington, NZL.

Hijacked 2: Australia/Germany, Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen, Mannheim, GER.

WWJD, Fresh Gallery Otara, Ōtara, NZL.

Urban Pictures, Ängelholm International Video Art Festival, Ängelholm, SWD.

In Spite of Ourselves: Approaching Documentary, ST PAUL St Gallery, Auckland, NZL         

2011

Focus Nouvelle-Zélande,People Television”, Centre Pompidou, Paris, FRA.

Remoteness, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, AUS.

2010

Hijacked 2: Australia/Germany, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne, AUS.

Manu toi; Artists and Messengers, Māngere Arts Centre, Māngere, NZL.

Hijacked 2: Australia/Germany, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, AUS.

2009

Photography Sell-out, Gus Fisher, Auckland, NZL.

International Photography, Gow Langsford, Auckland, NZL.

2008

The MGA Collection: Quite Earth, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne, AUS.

Down to Earth, Academy Gallery, Launceston, AUS.

2007

Vertigo, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Perth, AUS.

Perfect For Every Occasion, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Bulleen, AUS.

2006

Royal Alumni, Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington, NZL.

Light Sensitive, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, AUS.

In Cold Light, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, AUS.

 

Selected Prizes//Grants//Collections

2021

TeachNZ Te Huarau Scholarship.

2017

Todd Trust Scholarship in Fine Arts, Auckland, NZL.

2016

Albert-Eden Local Board Grant, Auckland, NZL.

2015

MIT Study Grant, Auckland, NZL.

2013

NZJEP Grant, Auckland, NZL.

2009

MGA Annual Fundraising Auction, Melbourne, AUS.

2008

Art Gallery NSW Collection, Sydney, AUS.

Monash Gallery of Art Collection, Melbourne, AUS.

2003

National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, AUS.

Anne & Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarship, Adelaide, AUS.

 

Selected Press//Publications//Media

2020

Alys Longley, Folds of Time, Blooms of Vibrancy: Queer Pavilion in the Park, Art New Zealand, NZL.

Cushla Donaldson, The future of art is not on a screen, it’s with people, The Spinoff, NZL.

2018

Rebecca Ann Hobbs, On Generosity, Performance Research Journal: 23.6, Centre for Performance Research, Ceredigion, WAL.

Rebecca Ann Hobbs, Ngā Puia o Ihumātao (The Volcanoes of Ihumātao), DocFA thesis at the University of Auckland, Auckland, NZL.

2017

Victoria Wynne-Jones, Wine and Swish: Rebecca Ann Hobbs’ Dancevideos in the Mall, Performance Paradigm, AUS.

Sasha Grbich, Radical Care: Personhood and the river, Artlink, AUS.

Leonie Hayden, Bringing the fight for Ihumātao to K Road, The Spinoff, NZL.

Rebecca Ann Hobbs, Body Configurations after VALIE EXPORT, Femisphere, NZL.

2016

Rebecca Ann Hobbs, Using food analogies to help explain the live volcanic field of Tāmaki Makaurau, LeRoy, NZL.

2014

Lucreccia Quintanilla and Rebecca Ann Hobbs, A series of calls and responses for ST PAUL Street Gallery’s In practice: models of cultural exchange and reciprocity, NZL.

2012

Megan Dunn, Let’s Get Physical: looking at the work of Rebecca Ann Hobbs, Circuit: Artist Film and Video Aotearoa, NZL.

2011

Ema Tavola, Artist Profile: SOUTH, Issue #1, NZL.

Barbara Ann Dover, Interrogating Reciprocal Gaze: the Animal and Human in Contemporary Art, PhD thesis, James Cook University, AUS.

Ema Tavola, Artist Profile//Rebecca Hobbs, Eyeline Magazine, Issue #74 2011, AUS.

Anne Marsh, Look: Contemporary Australian Photography Since 1980, Monash University, AUS.

2010

Ema Tavola, Liquid Lady Swagger, Manu Toi Catalogue, NZL.

2009

Mario Cresci, Future Images, Radu Stern Publisher, ITA.

2006

Isobel  Crombie, Light Sensitive, National Gallery of Victoria, AUS.

Jeff Khan, Rebecca Ann Hobbs, UN. Magazine #6, AUS.

Rebecca Ann Hobbs, Failure and Fountains, RAMP, NZL.