Projects: Taranaki Culture - Fresh Out of the Box
The Oily Gates
Taranaki Culture: fresh out of the box was an exhibition at Puke Ariki Museum in New Plymouth, New Zealand. Fifteen diverse Taranaki artists each selected a treasure from Puke Ariki's heritage
collection and responded to it with a new artwork that reflected the culture of Taranaki.
My work, The Oily Gates, explored issues of isolation in relation to community and geography.
Dimensions: height: 1800mm, width: 3000mm, depth: 600mm
Materials: Recycled power-pole cross bars, number 8 wire, stainless steel stand
Installation location: Puke Ariki Museum, New Plymouth. 28 February–1 June 2009
Current location: Private collection
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