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SCAPE 2008 Christchurch Biennial
From crash landings to dangerous prohibitions
: Rob Garrett reviews SCAPE 2008 Christchurch Biennial of Art in Public Space, 19 September-2 November 2008.
Fulya Erdemci and Danae Mossman’s Wandering Lines is the most coherent and interesting SCAPE biennial of art in public space in Christchurch… Read more
Bare Rock & Backbones
Emerging artists public art project
In 1840, there was sea water at Britomart. Waka (canoes) were launched from tidal mudflats, and a prominent headland stretched out into the harbour near the site of this painting exhibition by selected emerging artists. There was a Maori pa (fort) on the headland. A colonial… Read more
Lux Flux highlights heritage, 2008
The importance for Auckland of preserving its historic buildings is creatively highlighted in a new light-based installation artwork by John Radford in the Britomart development precinct (Auckland, New Zealand).
Lux Flux consists of 200 small, clear LED lights and incandescent bulbs scattered across the façade of… Read more
Public Art Policy Project
Auckland's transformational shift 2008
Auckland City Council sought our help when they wanted to take a comprehensive look at their public art activities and their role in supporting, commissioning and legislating for public art in Auckland. Rob Garrett was asked to provide advice on council policy, processes, funding and organisational… Read more
How to get involved
Public art is an exciting activity to be involved in. Opportunities are growing as Councils and private developers begin to see public art’s potential to signify creativity and innovation, and create a sense of pride and identity. The public arena is one of endless possibility –… Read more