Rachael Rakena & Simon Kaan

Te Aika 2021

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Kate Newby

Take your chances with me, 2021

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Louise Palmer

ALSO HER DAUGHTER, 2021

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SEASON
2022

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

Running from 5 November 2022 to 29 January 2023, eight locally and internationally recognised artists will be debuting artworks around central Ōtautahi Christchurch, showcasing their responses to this year’s theme, Sweat Equity.
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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

Gill Gatfield

Gill Gatfield has LLB. and MFA(Hons) from Auckland University. Her abstract artwork is exhibited in sculpture symposiums, galleries, museums 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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Brett Graham

Brett Graham is a sculptor who creates large-scale artworks and installations that explore indigenous histories, politics and philosophies. Graham works from Tāmaki Makaurau (Auckland), ...

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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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We are looking for art-loving individuals to join our team!

Education & Community Engagement Manager If you are passionate about the delivery of education in a public art context and ...

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We have our dates confirmed for SCAPE Public Art Season 2022!

Running from 5 November 2022 to 29 January 2023, eight locally and internationally recognised artists will be debuting artworks around ...

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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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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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Education

Art, Learning & Wellbeing

SCAPE is proud to have Art, Learning & Wellbeing education programming year-round. Our classroom is based at Tūranga Central Library, where schools and community groups can select from a range of offerings.

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Gibbs Farm Sculpture Park - SCAPE Public Art

Join us for an exclusive SCAPE Public Art Tour to Gibbs Farm.

Just an hour north of Auckland is Gibbs Farm. We will visit the incredible expansive sculpture park, home to a series of major site-specific artworks, commissioned over the past 20 years. Gibbs Farm is the greatest collection of large-scale, outdoor sculptures in New Zealand.

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SCAPE Public Art Season 2022

We have our dates confirmed for SCAPE Public Art Season 2022!
 
Running from 5 November 2022 to 29 January 2023, eight locally and internationally recognised artists will be debuting artworks around central Ōtautahi Christchurch, showcasing their responses to this year’s theme, ‘Sweat Equity’.
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