SCAPE Public Art is pleased to announce the appointment of Jamie Hanton to the position of Managing Curator 2020–2022.
Jamie joins SCAPE from The Physics Room in Christchurch, where he has been Director since 2016. He will end his tenure there later this year. Previous to that he was Kaitiaki Taonga Toi, Curator of Art Collections, at the University of Canterbury (2014-16) and before that was Director of Blue Oyster Art Project Space (2011-2014). In addition to these roles, Jamie has worked as an independent curator and writer, and has been a consistent voice in New Zealand’s contemporary art discourse for over 10 years working across several public art contexts including commissioning and realising site-specific and site-responsive artworks.