Stories in the Landscape 2022

12 Nov — 26 Feb 23

Curated by Gina Ferguson


  • Audrey Boyle and Ross Forbes

    A1—Hothouse Brains, 1 Ferrari, 2 McLaren, 3 Maserati, 4. Porsche

    Steel, Aluminium, Epoxy and Paint

    Audrey Boyle and Ross ForbesHothouse BrainsThe current world is one beset by conflict, obsessed by media and in fear of a pandemic,global warming a...

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  • Hannah Bremner

    A2—Site

    Mixed Media, Found Objects, Glass

    Site ‘Site’ is a re-imagined space featuring subtle, playful, and magical objects grounded innature.   What are these objects? Who left them and...

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  • Ian Cheeseman

    A4—Folly

    Steel, Paint

    Folly This refers politically to the past mistakes of humans have made in regards to theenvironment, it is a warning for us all today as well. ...

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  • Joe Citizen

    A5—The Rest of Us

    Electronics, mains electricity, infra red sensors

    Joe Citizen in association with school of Media Arts Wintec | Te Pūkenga The Rest of Us Informed by contemporary concerns arising from the Anth...

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  • Dale Cotton

    A6—Wind Chimes

    Alluminium horns, Algorithmic sound source

    Wind Chimes When Tāwhirimātea (the god of the weather) speaks the chimes sing. Three large horn speakers are re-imagined as giant wind chimes,  h...

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  • Jane Downes

    A7—Nikau Vessel

    Corten Steel

    Nikau Vessel This work is inspired by the powerful structure and symmetry of the Nikau.It is a part of a series of my work that celebrates and cha...

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  • Sherryn Eastman

    A8—Connections

    Clay, steel rod

    Connections This totem represents the connection of all things. It is to remind us to look after motherearth and each other. I make my totems ...

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  • Bev Goodwin

    A9—Biological Blooms

    Powder coated No.8 Wire

    Biological Blooms Biological Blooms alludes, in a very free flow way, to the Coptic cross. The decorative wireelements create the cross and and ma...

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  • Larisse Hall

    B1—The Night We Met

    Stainless Steel Hull, Acrylic Panel Sails

    The Night We Met Speaking to the ephemerality of time. Transparent acrylic forms act as 'painted' layers ofcolour. Kinetically connecting, the 'da...

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  • Maurice Hunt

    B2—Gaia

    Eco-friendly transparent plastic

    Gaia Gaia is always present but never seen. Invisible, because we lack knowledge of how nature works. We personify nature as an almighty human...

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  • Jimmy Ma'a'ai

    B3—Weight of the World

    Plastic

    Weight of the World The initial idea for these stemmed from a conversation with my aunty who informed me that they stack their chairs like this to...

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  • Carolyn Menzies

    B4—The Leasehold

    Jack Chain, Jewelry Chain, Braided Wire, Bungy Cord

    The Leasehold Made from various weighs of chain and tethered between tree trunks, ‘The Leasehold’ explores chain asa metaphor for order amid flux....

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  • Julie Mosdale

    B5—Wisdom of the Ancient One

    Corten Steel

    Wisdom of the Ancient One The idea for this sculpture stems from my observation of the disconnection of society today. We live ina fast paced worl...

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  • Tonina Ngatai

    B6—He Piko, He Taniwha

    Plastic Cable Ties

    He Piko, he Taniwha This work is a sculpture piece made entirely of black and white cable ties. They look like kina from theocean but they also re...

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  • Ainsley O'Connell

    B7—Earth Mother

    Cast Glass, Corten Steel, Timber

    Earth Mother Sited within the arboretum, the fecund Earth Mother sits proudly atop her plinth, milled from theforest, watching over the life and...

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  • Rebecca Rose

    B8—The Outfits 4/6/9

    Reinforced Concrete

    The Outfits This series was inspired by some stunning outfits that people I admired wore. Among these peoplewere my mother and two grandmothers. T...

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  • Carla Ruka

    B9—Maori Angels Series: Ko Ao

    Ceramic

    Māori Angels Series - Ko au Meaning: Ko Au refers to the journey one takes internally I am the smoke the fog the cloud the mist the whirlpoo...

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  • Claire Sadler

    C1—Good Vibrations

    Andesite

    Good Vibrations This piece is a play with asymmetrical symmetry.I have used Taranaki Andesite, which is a hardstone which is extremely durable. Th...

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  • Stuart Shepherd

    C2—Gollum

    Wood, Rope

    Gollum This work is part of a series of figures I have been toying with for the past few years.These are based on marginalised and migrant people ...

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  • Jeff Thompson

    C3—Rift

    Powder Coated Steel and Wire

    Rift The story of wire objects begins in seventeenth-century Slovakia where thin strands of laminated ironforged by ironmongers were first used to...

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  • Jeff Thompson and Bev Goodwin

    C4—Recoil

    Hand wound No. 8 Wire

    Recoil, suite of 5 works, various sizes Kiwis have always reinterpreted the iconic use of No 8 wire in myriad ways and used it alongwith other typ...

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  • Jeff Thompson and Bev Goodwin

    C5—Heavenly Body

    Hand Wound No. 8 Wire

    Recoil, suite of 5 works, various sizes Kiwis have always reinterpreted the iconic use of No 8 wire in myriad ways and used it alongwith other typ...

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  • Marcus Tatton

    C6—Totara Tui

    Totara Log, Steel base plate

    Totara Tui The tui darts 3 dimensionally throughout great old totara forests. We can observe the speed andreaction times for the tui in flight. We...

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  • Michaela van der Laan

    C7—'Untitled Series'

    Ceramic

    Untitled SeriesRelics I primarily work with the earth, and steel – exploring surface treatment and degradation in relation toprocesses that shift ...

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  • Michaela van der Laan

    C8—Relics

    Ceramics, plaster concrete

    Untitled SeriesRelics I primarily work with the earth, and steel – exploring surface treatment and degradation in relation toprocesses that shift ...

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  • Gareth Williams

    C9—PM2

    Wood, Brass

    PM2My recent sculptural works (since 2018) make reference to food gathering, tree species for commercialpurposes and the influence of air pollution...

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  • Becca Wood

    D1—We Carry Stones

    Stones and Story via headphones

    We Carry Stones Building on previous works that also give voice to the stories of landscapes that have vanished orbecome invisible, Wood’s perform...

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