Working across the disciplines of architecture, photography, digital film and image, Davor Popadich’s work engages with perceptions of space, nature, terrain and locality.

Davor holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree with 1st class honors from The University of Auckland School of Architecture, and New Zealand Institute of Architects and New Zealand Institute of Designers Awards. In 2013 Davor was presented a Fellow Award from the New Zealand Institute of Architects.

He is a Director at Patterson Associates Ltd, and an inaugural member of the Board of Studies at The University of Auckland, School of Architecture.

Davor lives and works in Auckland, New Zealand (Aotearoa).

 

Collections: 

Auckland Council Te Kaunihera o Tamaki Makaurau - Public Art, Auckland (Transit Cloud, 2015)

Te Papa Tongarewa, The Museum of New Zealand, Wellington (Aipotu: Love Will Tear Us Apart, 2004)

Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, Auckland (Hauturu: The Night Shift, 2003)

 

Exhibitions:

Transit Cloud, 2015 - White Night, Auckland Arts Festival (Auckland).

Grass is Always Greener on the Other Side, 2005 – Telecom Prospect 2007 New Art New Zealand – Te Whare Toi City Gallery (Wellington) NZIA / Objectspace Provocative Materials, Objectspace (Auckland) & St Paul St Gallery (Auckland).

Try Hard, 2005 – St Paul St Gallery (Auckland).

Aipotu: Love Will Tear Us Apart, 2004 - Sue Crockford Gallery (Auckland), Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand (Wellington), Künstlerhaus Wien (Vienna), ARTPLAY Design Center (Moscow), Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki (Auckland), Hocken Gallery (Dunedin), Govett-Brewster Art Gallery (New Plymouth). 

Hauturu: The Night Shift, 2003 – Sue Crockford Gallery (Auckland), Chelsea Art Museum (New York), Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki (Auckland). 

Tauranga Guggenheim, 2002 - Artspace Gallery (Auckland), Govett Brewster Gallery (New Plymouth).

 

Publications:

Hansen, Jeremy - Home June/July 2011, NZ

Hansen, Jeremy - Dwell March 12, USA

Stevens, Andrea - Habitus issue 14, AUS

Stock, Nicole - Urbis issue 67, NZ

Stock, Nicole - Architecture NZ 1.2008

Exquisite Apart - 100 Years of Architecture in New Zealand, edited by Charles Walker 

Telecom Prospect 2007 New Art New Zealand Catalogue and Web www.telecomprospect2007.org.nz – Te Whare Toi City Gallery (Wellington)