7 Jul 2018

Vincent Ward - Filmmaker and artist exhibits at Light Nelson

From Saturday Morning, 11:04 am on 7 July 2018

Award-winning filmmaker and artist Vincent Ward, director of films including Vigil (1984) and Map of the Human Heart (1992), received a New Zealand Order of Merit (NZOM) for his services to film in 2007. He is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Canterbury (Film and Fine Arts) where he was recently awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Fine Arts, the same university where he first studied art and completed a Dip FA (Hons) in 1978. A guest Professorship at the China Academy of Art, School of Fine Arts, Hanzhou, has been conferred on Ward, and he also runs workshops on new media at Shanghai University, School of Fine Arts. Ward has created two projections on the exterior of the Suter Art Gallery as part of Light Nelson (July 6 - 10) - which includes his solo exhibition, Palimpsest/Landscape, showing inside The Suter until July 29.