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Submission Call-Out for Urban-Rural: The Great Divide

The theme for the upcoming issue of The Vernacularist is Urban-Rural: The Great Divide?. It cannot be denied that the functions, intentions and structures of rural/urban communities and economies have undergone huge change. With this issue of The Vernacularist we strive to explore in-depth the issues both cities and non-urban communities face, and the culture, […]

And we’re back!

Depot Artspace reopened this Monday January 12. There are some big changes ahead this year including the continuation of renovations to the space. Towards the end of 2014 a fancy new kitchen was installed and this year the recording studio is being expanded and the galleries are being modified. What does that mean? It means […]

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Pre-loved, Re-loved

The¬†Depot Artspace wants to help you sell on your precious artworks, that may no longer find a place in your home, in our exhibition Pre-Loved, Re-Loved. This is an exciting opportunity for you to not only pass on your treasures but also give back to the original artist! The Depot Artspace is currently working on […]

Dominic ‘Tourettes’ Hoey, Ruby Watson, Jeff Pickering, Stuart Houghton and Denys Trussell – The Vernacularist – The Environmental Issue launch

It’s been over a month since The Vernacularist – the Environmental Issue was launched at Auckland Central City Library in the Whare Wananga but it’s hard to stop thinking about what an amazing afternoon it was. The Vernacularist contributors Dominic ‘Tourette’s’ Hoey, Ruby Watson, Jeff Pickering, Stuart Houghton and Denys Trussell each gave a special […]

The Environmental Issue is now online!

The third issue of The Vernacularist launched at the Central City Library in the Whare Wananga on Saturday the 1st of November 2014. Read it online at or pick up a limited edition print copy for $15 from the Depot Artspace at 28 Clarence Street, Devonport. Email: for more info.