Bronwyn Holloway - Smith

b. 1982

Bronwyn Holloway-Smith is a Wellington-based artist who works in a wide-range of media, specialising in cross-platform, trans-disciplinary installation practice. Her core research interests lie in new technologies and the futuristic ideals and challenges these inventions present. Recent work has examined and engaged with internet culture, 3-dimensional printing, open source art, and space colonisation.

Holloway-Smith graduated from Massey University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (First Class Honours) in 2006. She has shown at significant public and artist-run galleries nationwide and has works represented in both public and private art collections.

She is currently a prospective Fine Arts PhD candidate at Massey University College of Creative Arts.

Selected Exhibitions
Aotea - It’s Our Fault Too, Te Whare Hera Gallery, Clyde Quay Wharf, Wellington
The Levelling of Puke Ahu (Mt Cook), Enjoy Public Art Gallery offsite project, Wellington

Goodnight Kiwi or: Tonights broadcast has now ended, regular transmission will resumer at 6:00am,, (Italy)
Te Ika-a-Akoranga, JWT Auckland with Letting Space

ikono On Air Festival, ikono TV, Berlin and online
New Zealand International Film Festival, Auckland & Wellington
Among the Machines: Australian and NZ Artists, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin
Ghosts In The Form Of Gifts, Makertorium, Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand, Wellington
Welcome to Pioneer City (video), CoLab New Terrains Commission, Air New Zealand in-flight entertainment programme (all international flights)

Fair Deal: Copyright, the Public Domain and Fair Dealing in the New Zealand Creative Sector
Museum of Modern Activity (MoMA), Wellington
Ménage à trois: Artist-run Spaces Exchange in the Asia-Pacific Region, XYZ Collective, (Tokyo)
TCB artinc., Melbourne, Oct 24 – Nov 10 2012
Social Interface, RAMP, Hamilton
Improbable Objects, What It Is, Chicago, IL, (USA) 29 March–28 April 2012
The Obstinate Object, City Gallery Wellington, 24 February–10 June 2012

Game On, Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, 9 July – 2 October 2011 (solo)
Letting Space public art commission. Ground Floor, Soho Apartments, 80 Taranaki St, Wellington, 17 June – 10 July 2011

Pioneer City (Billboard) (solo)
Ghuznee St Art Billboard, Wellington, 28 March – July 2011

The Un-Sited
Hancock Gallery: City Gallery Wellington, 29 January – 1 May 2011

Ghosts in the form of gifts, Permanent installation, Executive Seminar Suite, Massey University Wellington and online <link to:, unveiled 8 December 2009. (Winner: NZ Open Source Society Award for Open Source in the Arts, 2010)

The Third Artist’s Film Festival
New Zealand Film Archive mediaplex, Wellington, 11 April – 17 May 2008. 
Also shown at The Physics Room, Christchurch, 4-7 June 2008

Séance for Nam June Paik
School of Fine Arts Gallery Basement, Christchurch Arts Centre, Christchurch. Part of the 5th Aotearoa Digital Arts (ADA) symposium in conjunction with The Physics Room, 23 February 2008

2007 Mighty Box, Square2: City Gallery Wellington
2006 Wildlife (solo), Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington, 27 October – 5 November 2006