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Published Work & Exhibitions

Publications

2021 - September - “The ASB Polyfest: Constructing Transnational Pacific Cultural Spaces in Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand,” article by Michelle Ladwig Williams in Pacific Arts: The Journal of the Pacific Arts Association used by image taken by Glenn.

 

2020 - November - “Voyagers” by Prof. Nicholas Thomas, Cambridge University, UK includes four of Glenn’s images

2020 - May - Team Dynamite uses two of Glenn’s images in their” Respect the Process” album cover.

2019 - November - “Crafting Aotearoa: A Cultural History of Making in New Zealand and the Wider Moana Oceania+ (working title), Te Papa Press includes Glenn’s images.

2019 - February - “Heritage Rescue“  by Top Shelf Productions Ltd used one of Glenn’s Black Power images

2017 - November - Pacific Photojournalism article, Pacific Media Centre Auckland University of Technology includes Glenn’s work.

2017 - June - “Sunday Best” Massey University Press includes an image taken by Glenn.

2017 - February - “Amanakinoa-'a-Lose Kakala” a Pasifika Dual Language book co-authored by Glenn is republished by the NZ Ministry of Education

2016 - November - “Life’s a Beach” by Douglas Lloyd Jenkins includes an image taken by Glenn.

2016 - April - “Flying Fish Soup” from Glenn’s Focus on Pacific Series for NZ schools is reprinted by the NZ Ministry of Education

2016 - April - “Voyages of Captain Cook’ by Prof. Nicholas Thomas Cambridge University, UK includes 18 of Glenn’s images

2016 - April - “A History of New Zealand Women” by Barbara Brookes, an image by Glenn included

2015 - August - “The Grey Lynn Book” by Matt McEvoy, Glenn’s image “White Sunday” is included.

2015 - May - “New Zealand Photography Collected” by Athol McCredie, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa includes several of Glenn’s images. 

2015 - ​April - “See What I Can See” by Gregory O’Brien, Glenn’s image “Hats on the Bed” is featured

2006 - Book Pacific Pattern launched at Australian Museum, Sydney.

 

2006 - Book What is on Top is published by Scholastic Books, Auckland, Sydney, New York, London, Toronto, Mexico City, New Delhi and Hong Kong. The book is for 5 year olds and represents hats around the world.

 

2006 - Book Pacific Pattern launched by Dowse Art Gallery, St James Theatre, Wellington, as part of the International Festival of the Arts

 

2005 - Book Pacific Pattern launched at the British Museum, book published by Thames & Hudson, London and USA.

 

2004 - Completed photography for book Pacific Pattern, with portfolios representing New Zealand Maori, Niue and Vanuatu.

 

2003 - Commenced photography for book Pacific Pattern, representing contemporary Fibre Arts in Polynesia and some parts of Melanesia. Visited the Cook Islands, Samoa and Tonga.

 

2002 - Book Feasts and Festivals published by New Holland Publishers. Exhibition and Book Launch at Art Station, Auckland.

 

2000 - Book Pacific Island Style finalist in the Montana book awards.

 

1999 - Commissioned to photograph Heiva I Tahiti Tahitian national dance and cultural festival Tahiti by Air New Zealand.

 

1999 - Book and exhibition Pacific Island Style launched. Book Pacific Island Style published by David Bateman in New Zealand, Thames and Hudson UK and USA and Lothian books in Australia.

 

1998 - Completed photography of Design, Art and Architecture in the countries of the Cook Islands, Samoa, Tonga, Tahiti, Fiji, New Caledonia, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu for Pacific Island Style book.

 

1997 - Commissioned to photograph life in Vanuatu for Government of Vanuatu.

 

1996 - Commissioned to photograph life on Niue, published by New Zealand Geographic and launched as an exhibition Niue a Celebration by the Niuean Government.

 

1996 - Photographed the 6th 4 yearly Festival of the Arts in Samoa and later published by New Zealand Geographic.

 

1991 - Photographed in the Cook Islands for New Zealand Geographic.

 

1991 - Focus on the Pacific Series Two, 5 books by Longman Paul, Auckland.
New Zealand Dance in the Pacific
Earpiercing Ceremony in Niue
Cricket in the Pacific
Craft in the Pacific
Churchgoing in the Pacific

 

1987 - Focus on the Pacific Series One, 5 books by Longman Paul, Auckland, New Zealand.
Blessing Yams in Niue
A Title Bestowal in Western Samoa
Food Distribution in Tokelau
The Haircutting Ceremony of the Cook Islands
Recovering from a Tropical Cyclone in Tonga

 

1986/87 - Photographed Festivals, Rituals and Ceremonies in China, England, India, the Netherlands, Thailand and Turkey.

 

1986 - Book Pacific Images published by Paradise Publications, launched in Paris with exhibition Polynesia Here and There by New Zealand Government.

 

1982 - Exhibition Race Meetings in New Zealand published as Black and White monograph Race Day, published by William Collins, Auckland, New Zealand.

 

1980 - Commissioned to photograph Karangahape Rd and Queen St, Auckland, for exhibition by Auckland City Council.

Exhibitions

2021- August - Te Papa Art Wall for Dubai World Expo, by the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa includes Glenn’s work

2020 - November - “Tokelauan Project”, Museums Victoria, Melbourne, two of Glenn’s images are used.

2019 - November - “Pacific Exhibition”, Berlin Museum Germany includes Glenn’s images

2018 - August - “New Zealand Art” at Te Papa, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa includes Glenn’s work

2018 - August - Pacific Encounters Gallery, National Maritime’s Royal Museum Greenwich includes 9 images taken by Glenn

2016 October - 2017 May “Volume- Making Music in Aotearoa”, Auckland War Museum includes two of Glenn’s images.

2016 - July - “Body Art” Tropenmuseum’s exhibition taken to Museum ann de Stroom, Antwerp Belgium, this includes two images taken by Glenn.

2015 - August - “A History of  New Zealand Art” at Te Papa, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa includes Glenn’s work

2015 - 30 May - 3 Jan 2016  Two of Glenn’s images are included in the exhibition Pacific Worlds, Oakland Museum, San Francisco

 

2015 - 14 March - 14 June  Two of Glenn’s images are included in the exhibition History in the Taking: 40 Years of PhotoForum, City Gallery Wellington, Wellington

 

2015 - 2 April - October  Glenn Jowitt: Photographing the Pacific, Te Papa Museum, Wellington

 

2015 - 20 March - 30 August  Two of Glenn’s images are included in the exhibition Body Art at the Tropenmuseum Amsterdam

 

2015 - 5 Feb - 16 August  Some of Glenn’s images are included in the exhibition  Shifting Patterns at the British Museum, London.

 

2014 - 5 August - 28 September  Glenn Jowitt : a Tribute, James Wallace Arts Trust, Pah Homestead, Auckland

 

2014 - 10 June - 3 August - Pacific Images James Wallace Arts Trust, Pah Homestead, Auckland

 

2011 - Participated in exhibition Eyecatch an exhibition of Jewellery in Photography at Object Gallery Auckland, New Zealand.

 

2009 - A set of Niuean Fishing photographs are included in the exhibition called Taste - Food and Feasting at the Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand.

 

2008 - Exhibition tours New Zealand and Australian Public Galleries with the most recent venue being at the Canterbury Museum, Christchurch, New Zealand.

 

2007 - The exhibition Pacific Pattern is held at the Captain Cook Birthplace Museum, UK.

 

2006 - The exhibition Pacific Pattern is held at the Bergen University Museum, Norway.

 

2006 - Book Pacific Pattern launched at Australian Museum, Sydney, Australia.

 

2006 - Book What is on Top is published by Scholastic Books, Auckland, Sydney, New York, London, Toronto, Mexico City, New Delhi and Hong Kong. The book is for 5 year olds and represents hats around the world.

 

2006 - Book Pacific Pattern launched by Dowse Art Gallery at the St James Theatre, Wellington, New Zealand as part of the International Festival of the Arts.

 

2005 - Book Pacific Pattern launched at the British Museum, book published by Thames & Hudson, London and USA.

 

2004 - Completed photography for the book Pacific Pattern, with portfolios representing New Zealand Maori, Niue and Vanuatu.

 

2003 - Commenced photography for book Pacific Pattern, representing contemporary Fibre Arts in Polynesia and some parts of Melanesia. Visited the Cook Islands, Samoa and Tonga.

 

2002 - Book Feasts and Festivals published by New Holland Publishers. Exhibition and Book Launch at Art Station, Auckland.

 

2001 - Photographed Tongan King's Birthday Celebrations in Nuku'a'lofa, Tonga.

 

2000 - Commissioned to photograph the 7th Festival of the Arts by the Tribaou Cultural Centre, New Caledonia, the Festival of the Arts being hosted by New Caledonia.

 

2000 - Book Pacific Island Style finalist in the Montana book awards.

 

1999 - Commissioned by Air New Zealand to photograph Heiva I Tahiti Tahitian National Dance and Cultural Festival, Tahiti.

 

1999 - Book and exhibition Pacific Island Style launched. Book Pacific Island Style published by David Bateman in New Zealand, Thames and Hudson UK and USA and Lothian books in Australia.

 

1998 - Completed photography of Design, Art and Architecture in the countries of the Cook Islands, Samoa, Tonga, Tahiti, Fiji, New Caledonia, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu for the book  Pacific Island Style.

 

1997 - Commissioned to photograph life in Vanuatu for Government of Vanuatu.

 

1996 - Commissioned to photograph Life on Niue, published by New Zealand Geographic and launched as an exhibition Niue a Celebration by the Niuean Government.

 

1996 - Photographed the 6th 4 yearly Festival of the Arts in Samoa and later published by New Zealand Geographic.

 

1995 - Exhibition Pacific Journey launched at the Page 90 Gallery, Porirua, representing life in the Cook Islands, and the Samoan, Tongan, and New Zealand Maori communities in Auckland.

 

1994 - Exhibited in PhotoForum exhibition Open Shutter, held at Auckland Museum, NZ.

 

1993 - Exhibition Festivals Rituals and Ceremonies launched at the Auckland Museum, representing Celebrations of China, Egypt, Greece, India, the Netherlands, Thailand, Turkey, and the United Kingdom that toured through Public Art Galleries around New Zealand.

 

1991 - Travelled to Cook Islands to photograph for New Zealand Geographic Magazine.

 

1989 - Portfolio of Festivals, Rituals and Ceremonies (Chinese,Indian,Thai and Turkish), works exhibited at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

 

1988 and 1989 - Travelled to Egypt and Greece to complete photographing Festivals, Rituals and Ceremonies.

 

1986 - The book Pacific Images is launched in Paris with the exhibition Polynesia Here and There, organised by New Zealand High Commission, published by Paradise Publications Auckland.

 

1986 - Travel to China, India, Thailand, Turkey, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom to  photograph Festivals, Rituals and Ceremonies.

 

1983 - Polynesia Here and There exhibition is launched at the Auckland City Art Gallery. Toured throughout New Zealand by New Zealand Art Gallery Directors Council. Represents the Cook Islands, Niuean, Tokelauan, Tongan and Samoan communities in New Zealand and their homelands.

 

1981 and 1982 - photography of the Cook Islands, Niuean, Tokelauan, Tongan and Samoan communities in New Zealand and their homelands.

 

1982 - The book Race Day is published by William Collins, Auckland , New Zealand.

 

1979 - Black Power Christchurch opens at the Robert McDougall Art Gallery, as part of the commissioned exhibition The Street. Black and white photographs about the Christchurch chapter of Black Power tours public galleries and dealer galleries around New Zealand. Published by Photoforum magazine in 1980.

 

1978 - Race Meetings in New Zealand opens at Robert McDougall Art Gallery, Christchurch, to complete Honours degree at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch. Tours Public Art Galleries around New Zealand.

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