Public Collections

Auckland Art Gallery, Toi o Tāmaki
Christchurch Art Gallery, Te Puna o Waiwhetu
The Chartwell Collection
New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
The Wallace Arts Trust



Dreaming in the Anthropocene

Trish Clark Gallery, Auckland
13 June – 28 July, 2017

We Passed the Setting Sun

Photospace Gallery, Wellington
16 February – 18 March, 2017

We Passed the Setting Sun

In Situ Photo Project, Christchurch
12 August – 15 September, 2016

We Passed the Setting Sun

Trish Clark Gallery, Auckland
14 June – 15 July, 2016

Chris Corson-Scott

Photospace Gallery, Wellington
14 February – 2 April, 2015

New Photographs

Trish Clark Gallery, Auckland
3 December 2014 – 16 January, 2015

New Photographs

Snake Pit, Auckland
18 – 29 September, 2012


Wallace Arts Centre, Auckland
3 October – 27 November, 2011

artsdiary documentation


The Future Machine

Tauranga Art Gallery, Tauranga
14 October, 2017 – 4 February, 2018

An Architecture of Things

Trish Clark Gallery, Auckland
4 – 22 April, 2017

The Devil's Blind Spot: Recent Strategies in New Zealand Art Photography

Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu, Christchurch
19 November 2016 – 12 March, 2017

"taking stock"

Trish Clark Gallery, Auckland
13 December 2015 – 9 Febuary, 2016

History in the Taking: 40 Years of PhotoForum

Gus Fisher Gallery, University of Auckland 6 – 28 June, 2014;
City Gallery Wellington 14 March – 14 June, 2015;
Dunedin Public Art Gallery 22 August – 15 November, 2015

Solid Colour: Part II

Trish Clark Gallery, Auckland
7 October – 5 December, 2015

Collective Passion - Singular Views: PhotoForum - A New Zealand Legacy

The 15th China Pingyao International Photography Festival
19 – 25 September, 2015

Truth + Fiction

Trish Clark Gallery, Auckland
20 May – 20 June, 2015

Kinder's Presence

with John Kinder, Mark Adams, & Haruhiko Sameshima
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Auckland
14 September 2013 – 27 April, 2014


Photo14, Zürich, Switzerland
9 – 13 January, 2014

My Place (Four New Zealand Photographers)

The 13th China Pingyao International Photography Festival, China
19 – 25 September, 2013

Recent Auckland Photography

NorthArt, Auckland
20 May – 12 June, 2013

artsdiary documentation

Gordon's Walters Prize

Snake Pit, Auckland
3 – 11 August, 2012

Articles, Reviews & Interviews


McWhannell, Francis
"The Unmissables: Five Exhibitions to see in July",, 14 July, 2017

Daly-Peoples, John
"Photographs of our industrial past",, June 30, 2017

Chris Corson-Scott & Chris Holdaway
"Dreaming In The Anthropocene", Exhibition Publication, Auckland: Compound Press, June, 2017

"Chris Corson-Scott: The path less traveled", Interview with Hannah Mackintosh,, 9 June, 2017

"A Q&A with Chris Corson-Scott reveals what lies behind his stunning photographs", Interview with Madeline Saxton-Beer,, 9 June, 2017

"Framing Identity" Simon Morris Interviews Shahidul Alam, Janet Lilo and Chris Corson-Scott, Standing Room Only, Radio New Zealand, 21/5/17.

"The late artist Ian Scott's work, from beginning to end", Interview with Jeremy Hansen (ed), Paperboy/, 17 May, 2017.

Landfall 233 / 70th Anniversary Issue, "Chris Corson-Scott: Photographs", pp 64-72, Otago University Press, 2017

Art Collector Australia, "Chris Corson-Scott: Photographs From the South Island", Issue 80: Apr-Jun 2017, p 201

"Camera Obscura", Art Zone Magainze, Autumn/Winter 2017, pp 10-11

"Four Photographs That Show How New Zealand Is Changing", Interview with Marcus Stickley (ed),

"Millennials on Film", Denizen 22/Autumn 17, pp 82-83

Ireland, Peter
"Punting on the Avon: Ongoing Strategies at Christchurch Art Gallery, Art New Zealand 161/Autumn 2017, pp 86-89

Feeney, Warren
"The Devil's Blind Spot: More than just a photographic survey", The Press, Christchurch, 17 Jan, 2017


Paul-Wood, Andrew
"Emerging Photographic Talent",, 6 December, 2016

Sigglekow, Zara
"The Devil’s Blind Spot / Chris Corson-Scott", Bulletin #186, Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu, December, 2016

Brownson, Ron
"Untitled Essay on Evening, The Frank Sargeson House", Exhibition Catalogue: Chris Corson-Scott: We Passed the Setting Sun, In Situ Photo Project, Christchurchu, August, 2016

Feeney, Warren
"Photographer Chris Corson-Scott on We Passed the Setting Sun", The Press, Christchurch, 25/27 August, 2016

Watkinson, Hannah
Artbank: August 21, 95bfm, Auckland, 2016

Hurrell, John
"Chris Corson-Scott Photos",, 6 july, 2016

McNamara, TJ
"Soft in Colour and Handling", Weekend Herald, Saturday 25 june, 2016

"Chris Corson-Scott ‘We Passed The Setting Sun",, 2 june, 2016

"Guide to the Auckland Art Fair 2016: Ones to Watch", NZ Herald/, 24 may, 2016

"Four Artists To Look Out For At The Auckland Art Fair",, 23 may, 2016


Amery, Mark
"Start Rebuilding",, 23 December, 2015

O'Brien, Gregory
See What I Can See: Photography for the Young & Curious, Auckland University Press, October 2015

Feature/Interview, Photoworld China Magazine, China, October 2015

Amery, Mark
Critic's Choice, Art Collector, Australia, Page 178, Issue 73 / Jul-Sept, 2015

Alsop, David
Upbeat, Radio New Zealand, Tuesday 3 March, 2015


Hurrell, John
"Corson-Scott at Clark", exhibition review,, 18 December, 2014

Fried, Michael
"Chris Corson-Scott", exhibition text, Trish Clark Gallery, 2014

Seja, Nina
Photoforum At 40: Counterculture, Clusters, and Debate in New Zealand, Rim Books, Auckland, June, 2014

McWhirter, Georgina
"Town and Around", book review, Landfall Review Online, 1st Feburary, 2014

McNamara, TJ
"The Way We Were: Impressive scenes of early Auckland reveal links between Victorian times and the present day", exhibition review, Weekend Herald, Saturday, January 25, 2014


Brownson, Ron,
"Every Picture Tells a Story: Taken more than a decade apart, two photographs record our changing landscapes", article, NZ Life & Leisure, Issue 52 Nov-Dec, 2013

Sigglekow, Zara,
"Photography at North Art", exhibition review,, Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Eggleton, David,
"Eclectic Vistas", book review, Art New Zealand, No. 147, Spring 2013, pp. 93-95

Gilberd, James,
"Pictures They Want to Make - Review", book review,, Thursday 1 August, 2013

Brownson, Ron,
"My Photography Addiction", essay, Auckland Art Fair 2013 catalogue, pp. 8-11

Hatwell, Adrian,
"Pictures They Want to Make: Recent Auckland Photography", book review, D-Photo, Aug-Sept 2013, Issue 55, p. 11

Macpherson, Mary,
"Reality Unchained", book review,, Saturday 22 June, 2013

"Pictures They Want to Make: Recent Auckland Photography", book review, ArtNews New Zealand, Winter 2013, p. 147

"Waking Up Auckland: Chris Corson-Scott", interview,, Wednesday 15 May, 2013


McNamara, TJ,
"On the face of it", exhibition review, Weekend Herald, Saturday, September 29, 2012

Benge, Harvey,
"Chris Corson-Scott at Auckland's Snake Pit", exhibition review,, Friday 21 September, 2012

Hanfling, Edward,
"Auckland: Gordon's Walters Prize", exhibition review, Art New Zealand, No. 144, Summer 2012-2013, p. 17


Hanfling, Edward,
"Auckland: Allan McDonald; Chris Corson-Scott", exhibition review, Art New Zealand, No. 140, Summer 2011-2012, p. 25


Dreaming In the Anthropocene Cover
Dreaming in the Anthropocene

Photographs: Chris Corson-Scott

Text: Chris Holdaway

Softcover, 60 pages

210 x 270mm

Edition of 250

Published June, 2017

Compound Press, Auckland, New Zealand

Purchase at Compound Press

Pictures They Want to Make - Recent Auckland Photography Cover
Pictures They Want to Make: Recent Auckland Photography

By Chris Corson-Scott and Edward Hanfling

Foreword by Ron Brownson

Featuring: Mark Adams, Edith Amituanai, Fiona Amundsen, Harvey Benge, Bruce Connew, Chris Corson-Scott, Ngahuia Harrison, Derek Henderson, Ian Macdonald, Haruhiko Sameshima, Geoffrey H. Short and Talia Smith.

Hardcover, 176 pages

270 x 295mm

Edition of 1000

Published June, 2013

PhotoForum Inc & RIM Books, Auckland, New Zealand

Purchase at RIM books

Purchase at Baker Douglas

Gallery Representation

Trish Clark Gallery

1 Bowen Avenue, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

p. +64 9 379 9556



Click to exit fullscreen