October 2021: Zahra Killeen-Chance
Each month a member of our community is invited to browse our online collection and select six of their favourite artworks. Each My Choice selection, together with personal responses to the works, will be available to view on the Sarjeant Gallery website for one month at a time. The October 2021 My Choice has been selected by Zahra Killeen-Chance and is available to view until 31 October, 2021.
Zahra Killeen-Chance is a Distinguished Graduate of the New Zealand School of Dance and an award winning choreographer and performer. She has produced and choreographed works throughout New Zealand and Asia Pacific. She was recently commissioned to make works for Tempo Dance Festival and Footnote New Zealand Dance. Zahra has performed and exhibited at public and private galleries including St Paul Street Gallery, Artspace, McLeavey Gallery, and Bowerbank Ninow. Zahra has undertaken several residencies including Artspace NZ (2014), MAP Research Series (2015), and Asia NZ Foundation, Taipei Artist Village (2017) and currently is in residence at Tylee Cottage. In 2015 she won a scholarship at the Auckland University of Technology to undertake a Master of Performance and Media Arts (First Class Honours).