Erratic

Erratic speaks to the journey of Antarctic explorer, Roald Amundsen, whose skill and use of indigenous expertise in reaching the …

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D6NIEL

This larger-than-life photographic portrait unapologetically inhabits the northwest wall of the Christchurch Casino, emphasising Black joy, life and emancipation.  Synthia …

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Iraira

In this work, Maioha Kara takes as her starting point the iraira star pattern common in tukutuku panels (the distinctive …

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Hahu Ake Anoo

In a literal sense, Te Ara Minhinnick’s work unearths past narratives as a staged site of a waka burial.  Ngaati …

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Rooting For You

Susu’s installation invites us to consider a journey, where the material of the work magnifies an alien sentience. This artwork …

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Focus 2022

Working within the sub-theme of digital identity, Focus depicts an unreal digital female figure within a computer monitor, representing the …

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Ccino & Ash 2022

This artwork explores the concept of people spending a large proportion of their time online, and pushes it further, imagining …

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The Tree of Work 2022

The Tree of Work represents lives, jobs, moments in time; some joyous, some miserable. Contained within separate bubbles, people are …

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Garden of Sensory Exchange

Consisting of a sound installation and an interactive multisensory game, Garden of Sensory Exchange draws our attention to the elements …

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Cognitive Reorientation

Using the Danish television police drama Forbrydelsen (The Killing) as a jumping-off point, Clemens investigates the unseen labour involved in …

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White Rose

White Rose features a sprawling digital dreamscape where Hye Rim Lee’s long-time protagonist TOKI floats and spins through hyper-coloured imaginary …

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He Toki Maitai

Jon Jeet draws on his combined Ngāti Maniapoto and Fijian Indian whakapapa in the creation of this new monumental corten …

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Te Pu o Te Wheke

First exhibited at the Hawai’i Triennial in 2022, Te Pu o Te Wheke honours the Pacific Sisters’ long-standing and ongoing …

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Ach Bog!

Made from thick polyurethane vinyl, a material commonly used in industrial settings to separate refrigerated areas from other spaces, Ach …

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A low brick wall

Wendelien Bakker’s A low brick wall is a site-specific work that supplements and complements the existing brick structure. It is …

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Te Aika

A stunning white Ngutu, or ceremonial entranceway, features at the Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre. Called Te Aika, which means …

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Tama-nui-te-rā 2021

The winner of Junior’s category of Re:ACTIVATE Aspiring Artists 2021 is Te Ao Rangimarie Davis, aged 8 from Te Pā …

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Stand Together 2020

Yzza Batac, aged 11 years old, from Merrin School, responded to the brief of Secrets and Lies with the design …

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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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‘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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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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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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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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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 Kiss

The Kiss by Gill Gatfield for SCAPE Public Art Season 2016 Gill Gatfield The Kiss 2015, absoluto nero/black granite, 2000mm …

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Te Ia Tangata

Te Ia Tangata by Rachel Rakena for SCAPE Public Art Season 2016 Rachael Rakena Te Ia Tangata 2016. Image: video …

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Stainless

Stainless by Judy Darragh for SCAPE Public Art Season 2016 Judy Darragh makes art that engages deeply with popular culture. …

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Square Triangle aka Sunbeam

Square Triangle aka Sunbeam by George Lewis for SCAPE Public Art Season 2016 – Re:ACTIVATE Kids The original concept sketch …

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Sign o’ the Times

Sign o’ the Times by Mark Catley for SCAPE Public Art Season 2016 Signs show us our way forward, prevent …

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Portrait of Mass Ascending

Portrait of Mass Ascending by David McCracken for SCAPE Public Art Season 2016 Auckland-based David McCracken contributed a suite of …

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Plain View

Plain View by David McCracken for SCAPE Public Art Season 2016 The pieces of Plain View were based on early …

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Selected Works 2013-2016

Selected Works 2013-2016 by Holly Best for SCAPE Public Art Season 2016 Holly Best Selected Works 2013-2016, dimensions variable. Photos …

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Selected Works 1965-1990

Selected Works 1965-1990 by Greer Twiss for SCAPE Public Art Season 2016 Greer Twiss Site Sight (detail) 1977. Photo courtesy …

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Diminish and Ascend

Diminish and Ascend by David McCracken for SCAPE Public Art Season 2016 The vertiginous Diminish and Ascend has previously drawn …

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We Are One

We Are One by Alex Sands for SCAPE Public Art Season 2019 – Re:ACTIVATE Aspiring Artists [image caption] Alex Sands …

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Unchained Melody

Unchained Melody by Conor Clarke for SCAPE Public Art Season 2019 Conor Clarke Unchained Melody 2019. Image: video still, courtesy …

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Touch-Stones

Touch-Stones by Audrey Baldwin for SCAPE Public Art Season 2019 Image courtesy of the artist and SCAPE Public Art. ‘Children …

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The Pool

Poised ready for the plunge, Natalie Guy’s diving board is pointedly not positioned above a swimming pool. Stripped of its …

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The Order of Things

The Order of Things by Neil Pardington for SCAPE Public Art Season 2019 Neil Pardington The Order of Things 2019. …

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Having a whale of a time!

Having a whale of a time! by Charlotte Bobichon for SCAPE Public Art Season 2017 – Re:ACTIVATE Kids [image caption] …

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Strength in Sisterhood

Strength in Sisterhood by Rosetta Brown, Hazel White and Georgina Jolly for SCAPE Public Art Season 2019 – Re:ACTIVATE Aspiring …

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Sticks of Rock

Sticks of Rock by Tessa Marshall for SCAPE Public Art Season 2019 – Re:ACTIVATE Aspiring Artists Tessa Marshall Sticks of …

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Negotiation

Negotiation by Helena McCondach for SCAPE Public Art Season 2019 – Re:ACTIVATE Aspiring Artists Helena McCondach Negotiation 2019. Image courtesy …

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Modulating Monolith

Modulating Monolith by Tyler Jackson for SCAPE Public Art Season 2019 Tyler Jackson Modulating Monolith 2019. Image courtesy of SCAPE …

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Made in China

Made in China by Sui Jianguo for SCAPE Public Art Season 2019 Sui Jianguo Made in China. Image courtesy of …

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Ka mua Ka muri

‘I looked at the sculpture that stood in front of me, thinking of people who lost families and friends, imagining …

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Hybrid Encounters

Hybrid Encounters by Chiara Corbelletto for SCAPE Public Art Season 2019 Chiara Corbelletto Hybrid Encounters 2019. Image courtesy of the …

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Flow my Tears

Flow my Tears by Susan Philipsz for SCAPE Public Art Season 2019 Images courtesy of SCAPE Public Art. Photos by …

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Don’t let it get you

Don’t let it get you by Mary-Louise Browne for SCAPE Public Art Season 2019 Mary-Louise Browne Closer 2009. Image courtesy …

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Our Stories Makes Us

Our Stories Makes Us by Ollie Moginie for SCAPE Public Art Season 2018 – Re:ACTIVATE Aspiring Artist Senior When he …

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Kākahu

Kākahu by Kayla Folwell & Manaia Mahuika-Davies for SCAPE Public Art Season 2018 – Re:ACTIVATE Aspiring Artists Senior The korowai …

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Alphabetica Redux Re:PRESENTED

Alphabetica Redux Re:PRESENTED by Paul Hartigan for SCAPE Public Art Season 2018 Alphabetica Redux revisited the process of drawing with light explored …

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Lelia

Lelia by Christopher Ulutupu for SCAPE Public Art Season 2018 Christopher Ulutupu’s video/performance art practice explores ongoing themes around landscape, photography, and …

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Encircling Re:PRESENTED

Encircling Re:PRESENTED by Michel de Broin for SCAPE Public Art Season 2018 This work first appeared in North Hagley Park as …

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Buzz Carpet

Buzz Carpet is an interactive ground mural which truly engulfs its site. A ludic tension between the planar and dimensional spaces …

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Monument to the Present

Monument to the Present by Tom Dale for SCAPE Public Art Season 2018 UK-based artist Tom Dale contributed three works …

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O, I, M, I

O, I, M, I by Ben Pearce for SCAPE Public Art Season 2018 Ben Pearce, based in Hastings, has pursued …

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Bathing Figure

Christchurch-based Sam Harrison is a leading proponent of contemporary figuration, well known for his observant, emotionally resonant sculptures and woodcuts. …

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Mauri Moana

Mauri Moana by Piri Cowie for SCAPE Public Art Season 2018 Ōtautahi-based artist Piri Cowie undertook an ambitious, interwoven project with multiple …

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Fitu (Seven)

Fitu (Seven) by Christopher Ulutupu for SCAPE Public Art Season 2018 Christopher Ulutupu’s video/performance art practice explores ongoing themes around landscape, photography, …

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Verdant Geometry

Verdant Geometry by Erica van Zon for SCAPE Public Art Season 2018 Wellington-based artist Erica van Zon made a suite of sculptures …

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Plot

Plot by Brett Graham for SCAPE Public Art Season 2018 Plot invites us to consider how we think about and …

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Mixed Feelings

Mixed Feelings by Tony Cragg for SCAPE Public Art Season 2018 Mixed Feelings 2012 was in residence at Christ’s College Quadrangle, …

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The Glass Pavilion

The Glass Pavilion by Gregor Kregar for SCAPE Public Art Season 2017 Gregor Kregar The Glass Pavilion 2017. Image courtesy …

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Changing Pathways

Changing Pathways by Katie Temple for SCAPE Public Art Season 2018 – Re:ACTIVATE Aspiring Artist Junior The braided river can …

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Terminator T-Rex

Terminator T-Rex by Gregor Kregar for SCAPE Public Art Season 2017 [image caption] Gregor Kregar Terminator T-Rex 2017. Image courtesy …

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Tunnel

Tunnel by Hannah Beehre for SCAPE Public Art Season 2018 A sculptural installation within Canterbury Museum, Tunnel created a walk-through rendering of …

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Terminal Blue

Terminal Blue by Tom Dale for SCAPE Public Art Season 2017 Tom Dale Terminal Blue 2017. Image courtesy of the …

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Myopia

Myopia by Anton Parsons for SCAPE Public Art Season 2017 Anton Parsons Myopia 2017. Image courtesy of artist and Jonathan …

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KAOKAO

KAOKAO by Robert Jahnke for SCAPE Public Art Season 2017 [image caption] Robert Jahnke KAOKAO 2017. Photo by Heather Milne. …

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Low Pressure High Pressure

Low Pressure High Pressure by Josh O’Rourke for SCAPE Public Art Season 2018 – Re:ACTIVATE Emerging Artist Josh O’Rourke’s wall …

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Forces

Forces by Nathan Ingram for SCAPE Public Art Season 2018 – Re:ACTIVATE Emerging Artist The design by Nathan Ingram – …

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In/Visible Landscape

In/Visible Landscape by Wayne Barrar for SCAPE Public Art Season 2017 Canterbury Museum and Hagley Park hosted selections of works …

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t-OWN Planning

t-OWN Planning by Roslisham Ismail, AKA Ise for SCAPE 7 Drawing on his own observations of the city and numerous conversations …

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Level Playing Field

Level Playing Field by David Cross for SCAPE 7 For six weeks only, Christchurch hosted the world premiere of the action-packed sport, Powerslide, the …

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Imprint

Imprint by Ruby Williams for SCAPE Public Art Season 2017 – Re:ACTIVATE Teen Ruby Williams based her Re:ACTIVATE Teen artwork …

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Inflected Forms

Inflected Forms by Shaun Gladwell for SCAPE 7 As an accomplished artist and skateboarder, Shaun Gladwell’s practice has long been …

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Gallery 91

Gallery 91 by Julia Holderness & Petrena Fishburn for SCAPE Public Art Season 2017 In 1959 Barbara and André Brooke …

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Flauntatiousness

Flauntatiousness by Wayne Youle for SCAPE 7 Fast and loud, Wayne Youle’s work was literally on the move. This mobile …

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Fielder

Fielder by Miranda Parkes for SCAPE 7 Miranda Parkes’ large billboard-like screens, located across three sites, inserted blocks of colour …

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Conduct Cumulus

Conduct Cumulus by Seung Yul Oh for SCAPE Public Art Season 2017 Seung Yul Oh Conduct Cumulus 2017. Photo by …

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Duck Soup

Duck Soup by Rob Hood for SCAPE 7 Previously located across five sites in central Christchurch, Rob Hood’s bucket and …

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‘ARE PASIFIKA

‘ARE PASIFIKA by Nina Oberg Humphries for SCAPE Public Art Season 2017 [image caption] Nina Oberg Humphries ‘ARE PASIFIKA 2017. …

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Common Coop Co-op

Common Coop Co-op by Dan Arps for SCAPE 7 The gathering of sculptural objects that constituted Dan Arps’ Common Coop …

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Acquiesce

Acquiesce by Anton Parsons for SCAPE Public Art Season 2017 Anton Parsons Acquiesce 2017. Image courtesy of artist and Jonathan …

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Common Co-op Coop

Common Co-op Coop by Fiona Connor for SCAPE 7 Fiona Connor looked at the way functional objects, such as rubbish …

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Can Anybody Hear Me?

Can Anybody Hear Me? by Zina Swanson for SCAPE 7 Science and pseudoscience met in Zina Swanson’s unexpected performances that …

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Avonside Drive

Avonside Drive by Hannah Kidd for SCAPE 8 Hannah Kidd, Tanya Brown, Avonside Drive series, 2015. Commissioned by SCAPE Public …

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Mobile Tangles

Mobile Tangles by Pauline Rhodes for SCAPE 8 Pauline Rhodes Mobile Tangles 2015. Commissioned by SCAPE Public Art. Image courtesy …

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Gardensity

Gardensity by Ash Keating for SCAPE 6 First designed prior to the initial 4 September 2010 Canterbury earthquake, Gardensity was envisioned as a …

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Muegano

Muegano was envisioned by Zamora following a visit to Christchurch in 2009 where he reflected on the architecture of houses …

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Waiting for a Bus

Waiting for a Bus by Ahmet Öğüt for SCAPE 6. This sculpture reflected Öğüt’s interest in patterns of social and public movement …

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The High Country

The High Country by Joanna Langford for SCAPE 6 The High Country was an aerial utopian city installation that appeared to be …

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Swamp

For the sixth SCAPE Ruth Watson was to present Swamp, an artwork for visitors to and residents of Christchurch to engage …

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Green Structure 2

Green Structure 2 by Richard Maloy for SCAPE 6. Using different spaces of central Christchurch as the setting for 45 Attempts …

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Ōtākaro Plant Parade

Ōtākaro Plant Parade by Fiona Jack for SCAPE 8 Fiona Jack Ōtākaro Plant Parade 2015. Commissioned by SCAPE Public Art. …

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Kotuku

Kotuku Re:PRESENTED by Caroline Rothwell for SCAPE Public Art Season 2018 Caroline Rothwell’s Kotuku was a two-tonne fibreglass sculpture, which …

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Stand Together

As one of our Re:ACTIVATE Aspiring Artists, 11-year old Yzza Batac’s Stand Together was created as part of SCAPE Public …

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The Interior

The Interior by Sorawit Songsataya for SCAPE Public Art Season 2020  IMAGE: Sorawit Songsataya, The Interior, 2020. Image courtesy of …

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Frank, Love and the apocalypse

Frank, Love and the apocalypse by Natasha Matila-Smith for SCAPE Public Art Season 2020  IMAGE: Natasha Matila-Smith, Frank, Love and …

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The Strong Woman

As one of our Re:ACTIVATE Aspiring Artists, 18-year old Mollie Shaw’s The Strong Woman was created as part of SCAPE …

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on an east wind

on an east wind by Melissa Macleod for SCAPE Public Art Season 2020  IMAGE: Melissa Macleod, on an east wind, …

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Starfruit and Starfruit Fruiterer

Starfruit and Starfruit Fruiterer by Jacquelyn Greenbank for SCAPE Public Art Season 2020  IMAGE: Jacquelyn Greenbank, Starfruit and Starfruit Fruiterer, …

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Lacuna

About the artwork In Lacuna, Dane Mitchell continues to explore ideas of absence, disappearance and obsolescence that have become central …

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Unfolded Secrets

As one of our Re:ACTIVATE Aspiring Artists, 11-year old Annabelle Britt’s Unfolded Secrets was created as part of SCAPE Public …

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Texts of Epistolary

Texts of Epistolary by Zoe Crook (nom de plume: itistwothings) consists of two letters, which were developed in direct response to …

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Memory

Memory by Sarah Greig is a graphic representation of harakeke/flax growing from a chimney. It was designed to remind us …

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Idle_FLUX

Courtney Spargo’s suspended canopy installation explores the organic form of the Ōtākaro/Avon River’s water through weaving techniques associated with a …

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bon voyage

Rachael Dewhirst’s bon voyage is a positive ‘well-wish’ for a journey and a true arts and industry collaboration.   Image: Rachael Dewhirst, …

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VAKA ‘A HINA

Sēmisi Fetokai Potauaine’s VAKA ‘A HINA is a symbol of solidarity and togetherness, transcending cultures and spirituality. It is a …

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STAY

Antony Gormley’s STAY is a legacy public artwork for Ōtautahi Christchurch, installed as part of SCAPE 8: New Intimacies IMAGE: …

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Passing Time

Anton Parsons’ Passing Time was created for the sixth SCAPE Season, and installed only a few days prior to the shaking …

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Nucleus

Phil Price’s sculpture was unveiled to the public on 29 September 2006 and gifted formally to the city at the duration …

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Kaleidoscopic Nights

Rachael Dewhirst’s winning design for the inaugural Resene Art in the Streets SCAPE Christchurch Mural. IMAGE: Rachael Dewhirst, Kaleidoscopic Nights, …

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Flour Power

Regan Gentry’s sculpture was the first new public piece commissioned by the Christchurch City Council’s Public Art Advisory Group. Funding …

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Call me Snake

Judy Millar’s first public art commission, created for SCAPE 8: New Intimacies. IMAGE: Judy Millar, Call me Snake, 2015. Commissioned …

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Fanfare

One of Aotearoa’s largest public sculptures, Neil Dawson’s Fanfare is a permanent landmark which can be seen standing tall over the …

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Solidarity Grid

Over a period of three years, beginning with SCAPE 7 in 2013, a single streetlamp from each of 21 cities …

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