Steve Lovett is a practicing artist and art educator teaching on the University of Auckland Bachelor of Visual Arts Degree programme and Manukau Institute of Technology, Faculty of Creative Arts programme. His work has been show nationally, through out New Zealand and internationally at fine print and graphic arts exhibitions. His work is held in public and private collections in New Zealand, Europe, China and North America. Lovett maintains an active project-based studio and research practice that is informed by ongoing theoretical investigations around questions of representation in visual narratives and sound archives. Of particular research interest to Lovett in his practice is the interrelationship of photography and print. Both media factor heavily in the formation of archives and documentary forms and the transmission of social, aesthetic, political and technical forms information. Born in Ponsonby Auckland, Lovett now lives and works from a studio space in this same neighborhood.