Con­duct Cu­mu­lus

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South­ern Quad, Christchurch Arts Cen­tre A com­mu­nity of over­sized bub­bles drift­ing across an out­door space at the newly re­fur­bished Christchurch Arts Cen­tre is the lat­est work in­stalled by SCAPE Public Art, an or­ga­ni­za­tion de­liv­er­ing a raft of con­tem­po­rary art projects to ur­ban set­tings in the city. Con­duct Cu­mu­lus by Korean-born Auck­land-based artist Se­ung Yul Oh honours the peo­ple of Christchurch who’ve worked in­di­vid­u­ally and col­lec­tively to re­build the city. The playful work salutes the en­dur­ing fas­ci­na­tion with bub­bles and demon­strates the artist’s in­ter­est in the physics of the glassy orbs – a bub­ble will try to be­come a sphere and “the re­sult­ing union is al­ways one of to­tal shar­ing and com­pro­mise”. scapepub­li­cart.org.nz

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