Posts tagged with installation

Conversations with my grandmother through crochet

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Sosefina Andy is the first recipient of our Helen Hitchings scholarship for postgraduate fine art students. Here she explains the origins of her methodology and what inspires her work. My art teacher in high school, Ms. Karanga, was my first art critic. I started to slowly develop an interest in art-making by taking her sculpture… Read more »

This way up – Kura Pounamu to Beijing

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Kura Pounamu is Te Papa’s first exhibition of Maori Taonga in China since the National Museum sent Maori artifacts in 1978. The mutual appreciation of ‘green stone’ jadite (jade) and nephrite (pounamu) provided an ideal platform for re-establishing a cultural exchange. The exhibition required ease of installation and minimal object handling to ensure the safety… Read more »

Building the Squid exhibition

Yesterday, 17 November, the exhibition team started to install the Colossal Squid exhibition. Wow – only 24 days to opening! The Squid exhibition is going to be installed into part of an existing exhibition space –  Mountains to Sea. So yesterday the hoardings were put up to block off the space and the install team came in…. Read more »