Lucinda Bennett is a writer, editor and teacher based in Tāmaki Makaurau. She holds an MA (First Class Honours) in Art History from The University of Auckland, where she was also part of the curatorial team at Window. In 2017, Lucinda was the CNZ Curatorial Intern in Contemporary Art at Dunedin Public Art Gallery. She writes regularly for various galleries and publications, including Art New Zealand, Australian Art Collector, and by artist commission.
Lucinda was previously Kaiwāwāhi Mahi Toi | Visual Arts Editor for The Pantograph Punch.
Ruth Buchanan’s 'The scene in which I find myself / Or, where does my body belong' marks the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery’s 50-year anniversary. Lucinda Bennett writes about the discomfort, and the sheer joy of discovery.
Who does your body belong to? Lucinda Bennett reviews Wax Tablet, an unsettling exhibition of film, audio and installation works at Te Tuhi.
Loose Canons is a series in which we invite artists we love to share five things that have informed their work. Lucinda Bennett – our just-departed Visual Arts Editor, now turned Staff Writer – is a freelance writer published across numerous print and online platforms.
Can a painting tell you where you are?
Lucinda Bennett talks to the artist about craft, storytelling and finding his clay.
What could a medieval female mystic have to offer a contemporary artist?
On the myth of passionate work and the imperative of care.
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