NZ Sculp­ture On­Shore

NZ Life & Leisure - - That’s The Spirit -

3 to 18 Novem­ber, Fort Taka­puna His­toric Re­serve, Auck­land Di­verse works by 90 artists set in a land­scape over­look­ing the Hau­raki Gulf pro­vide a snap­shot of cut­ting- edge con­tem­po­rary sculp­ture in Aotearoa. Now in its 20th year, the bi­en­nial show­case is the na­tion’s largest and longestrun­ning out­door sculp­ture event and a plat­form for per­for­ma­tive and in­ter­ac­tive works that pro­vide a nar­ra­tive on New Zealand’s so­cial is­sues. The ex­hi­bi­tion fea­tures sculp­tures by Sally Tagg, Aaron McConchie, Anna Korver, Karen Sewell, James Wright, Java Bent­ley and Joe Kemp. High­lights in­clude a dra­matic over­sized fallen poppy by John Fer­gu­son and a largescale in­stal­la­tion by Mar­garet Lewis of beaded par­ti­tions made from sin­gle-use plas­tic bot­tles. nzs­culp­ture­on­

Karen Sewell, In Par­adise.

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