Art Exhibition

The exhibition Paradise Lost - Daniel Solander's Legacy commemorates the legacy of the Swedish botanist Daniel Solander and the first encounter between Sweden and the Pacific Region.

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The ex hibition is a cooperation between the Solander Gallery in Wellington and the Embassy of Sweden in Canberra. Paradise Lost consists of artwork by ten artists, selected to bring a unique vision to this historical event and Daniel Solander’s legacy. It was launched in February 2019 and toured New Zealand and Australia for two years before traveling to Piteå, Sweden. 

Participating Artists

John Pusateri, Alexis Neal, Dagmar Dyck, John McLean, Tabatha Forbes, Michel Tuffery, Sharnae Beardsley, Jo Ogier, Lynn Taylor, Jenna Packer.

Touring dates

Hafnarfjörður August 27 – October 9

Harpa during Arctic Circle October 10 – October 17

Vestmannaeyjar October 20 – November 23

Akureyri December 3 – January 29

Egilsstaðir February 3 – February 24

Reykjavik April 22 – May 13

Höfn í Hornafirði May 20 – June 20

Húsavík July 22 – August 12

Ísafjörður August 19 – September 9

Stykkishólmur September 16 – October 7

Grindavík October 13 – November 3

Read more about the exhibition here

Last updated 27 Jul 2022, 12.33 PM