journal of museums aotearoa
Ian Wedde was born in 1946 in Blenheim, New Zealand, and has been a compulsive museum visitor since childhood. His two books of essays, How to be Nowhere (1995) and Making Ends Meet (2005) contain records of his critical work with museums and as an art critic and curator. Between 1994 and 2004 he was a member of the conceptual team at Te Papa. His novel The Viewing Platform (2006) was a satire of ‘official culture’. His book on the artist Bill Culbert, Bill Culbert: Making Light Work , was published in August 2009.
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