Salon Rouge: Radiant Pavilion is a daily interactive performance piece where jewellery by selected artists involved in Radiant Pavilion will be displayed in the gallery space known as Salon Rouge.This is a red coat worn by the artist as she wanders the streets approaching people at random.
Artist Vivien Atkinson
Vivien Atkinson, Salon Rouge, Kete, Academy of Fine Arts, Wellington
About the Artist
Vivien Atkinson Originally from Melbourne but left Australia in 1979 for a series of overseas postings through her husband’s employment.Wellington has now become home and the permanence allowed her to finally tackle a tertiary education including a BFA (Massey), MFA (RMIT), and a BAppA (Whitireia). She has continued her connection with Whitireia as Artist-in-Residence and part-time teaching of contextual studies.As a member of TheSeeHere and Occupation: Artist she has opportunities to show her eclectic practice._
Radiant Pavilion acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nations on whose unceded lands we conduct business and hold this biennial. We respectfully acknowledge their Ancestors and Elders, past, present and emerging. We also acknowledge the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors, of the lands and waters across Australia. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples should be aware that this website may contain images or names of people who have since passed away.