Story: Creative and intellectual expatriates

Bill Culbert

Bill Culbert and critic Justin Paton talk about Culbert's exhibition for the 2013 Venice Biennale, Front Door Out Back.

Culbert was born in 1935 in Port Chalmers and, after studying painting at Canterbury University School of Art, won a scholarship to the Royal College of Art in London in 1957. In the 1960s he started experimenting with light and movement in sculpture and installations, and from the 1970s he used photography, electric light and found objects. Culbert has exhibited his work in New Zealand and internationally and lives in London and southern France, while making frequent visits to New Zealand.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Creative and intellectual expatriates - Expatriation to Britain', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/44350/bill-culbert (accessed 15 August 2020)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 22 Oct 2014