SCAPE ART AVANT-GARDE SUMMER GALA 2022

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Olivia Webb

Resilience Training, 2021

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Kate Newby

Take your chances with me, 2021

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Sione Monū

‘Ao Kakala Ōtautahi, 2021

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Louise Palmer

ALSO HER DAUGHTER, 2021

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Nabuqi

Destination, 2018

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Bona Park

The Circular Ruins, 2021

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Janet Lilo

Pen, 2021

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Aroha Novak

The Native Section, 2021

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SEASON
2021

SCAPE Public Art is taking over the central city with a series of exciting sculptures!

Running from 19 November to 14 January, eight locally and internationally recognised artists will be debuting artworks around central Ōtautahi Christchurch, showcasing their interpretations of the theme Shadows Cast.

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ALSO HER DAUGHTER, 2021

Cast and reformed from familiar, but often unnoticed objects, Louise Palmer’s recent installations suggest a reconsideration of the meanings and ...

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Destination, 2021

Nabuqi employs an array of manufactured and readymade objects in Destination, a work first created in 2018 and exhibited at ...

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Resilience Training, 2021

Resilience Training is a voluntary public performance artwork that intends to help us prepare for the seemingly unending series of ...

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The Circular Ruins, 2021

In this newly-commissioned audio-visual work by Bona Park, The Circular Ruins, a girl knocks, tickles, caresses, scratches, and rubs on ...

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The Native Section, 2021

The Native Section focuses on the history of the area we now know as Hagley Park before and after colonial ...

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‘Ao Kakala Ōtautahi, 2021

Inspired by nimamea’a tuikakala, the Tongan fine art of flower designing, Sione Monū has been experimenting with floral patterns for ...

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Pen 2021

A half-melted pen found at a laundromat in Avondale, West Auckland where Janet Lilo lives, inspired this more epically-scaled sculpture. ...

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Take your chances with me 2021

Kate Newby embraces the unnoticed, inviting us to look again at our surroundings. In Ōtautahi Christchurch the city has changed ...

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Season 2021

SCAPE Public Art is taking over the central city with a series of exciting sculptures Running from 19 November to ...

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Season 2020

About SCAPE Public Art Season 2020  SCAPE Public Art Season 2020 opened on 3 October, showcasing the theme of Secrets and ...

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Season 2019

About the Season SCAPE’s Season 2019 ignited Ōtautahi Christchurch’s outdoor spaces with stunning new contemporary artworks and events for all ...

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Season 2018

The SCAPE Public Art Season 2018 marked 20 extraordinary, exciting, mind-expanding years, since SCAPE Public Art began to revolutionise the ...

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Solidarity Grid

Mischa Kuball’s Solidarity Grid is based in the act of giving and the positive symbolism of light. Solidarity Grid was commissioned by the Christchurch City ...

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Featured artists

Heather Straka

Heather Straka’s deep explorations into perceptions of socio-political and cultural lives have created a significant body of compelling and controversial ...

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Aroha Novak

Aroha Novak (Ngai Te Rangi, Ngati Kahungunu) studied Sculpture and Installation at Dunedin School of Art, completing her undergraduate degree ...

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Bona Park

Bona Park is a Korean artist based in Seoul. Many of her works and projects question social systems, including art, ...

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Janet Lilo

Janet Lilo b.1982 (Te Rarawa, Samoa & Niue) works in digital video, photography, sculpture and installation. Her art practice explores ...

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Kate Newby

Kate Newby was born in Auckland in 1979. She studied at Elam School of Fine Arts, graduating with a BFA ...

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Louise Palmer

Louise Palmer is a New Zealand artist currently based in Christchurch where she is a Senior Lecturer in sculpture at ...

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Nabuqi

Nabuqi, born 1984, in Inner Mongolia, China. Focusing on both the physical and psychological nature of objects and materials, Nabuqi’s ...

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Olivia Webb

Olivia Webb (b.1988) is an artist and musician of Dutch-Pākehā descent based in Ōtautahi. She loves working with others and ...

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Sione Monū

Sione Monū is an artist of the Tongan diaspora. They live between Canberra Australia and Auckland and work across the ...

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Public Art Takes Over Central Christchurch for SCAPE Season 2021

Meet the artists of SCAPE Season 2021! Running from 9 October – 20 November, eight locally and internationally recognised artists ...

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Ceremonial entranceway for the new convention centre

A stunning white Ngutu, or ceremonial entranceway, will be a feature of the Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre. Te Aika ...

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Icon for East Frame

Sixteen-metre tall VAKA ‘A HINA by Sēmisi Fetokai Potauaine will be a symbol of solidarity and unity – a lasting ...

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Creativity flourished in lockdown for Aspiring Artists

With a new digital resource and outreach to our young ones in lockdown SCAPE Public Art’s 2020 Re:ACTIVATE Aspiring Artists ...

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Education

VAKA 'A HINA Exhibition

During the Season, take part in an activity based on Christchurch’s newest permanent artwork VAKA ‘A HINA by artist Sēmisi Fetokai Potauaine. Students will learn about the mythology that inspired this artwork and creatively respond to it through making art.

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SCAPE Avant-Garde Summer Gala 2022

SCAPE Avant-Garde Summer Gala 2022

Get ready for a summer gala dinner where champagne sparkles, new friends are made and where we can all glitter up together once again. For one summer evening ignite your senses, push your creative boundaries, expect variety, joie de vivre, surprise and exceptional art.

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Isolation Hotel

Isolation Hotel
Canterbury Museum
27 November 2021 – 20 March 2022

Create a fantasy and tell your story on the cinematic stage of Heather Straka’s immersive new exhibition at Canterbury Museum.

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