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Mihi Kore-In Gratitude // Waitakaruru Sculpture Gardens
Waikato, Aotearoa (New Zealand) 2011


Mihi Kore- ’In Gratitude’ was installed in the Waikato at Waitakaruru’s Sculpture garden as part of the summer show ‘Sky above, Earth below’ curated by Andrew Clifford. Waitakaruru is a magnificently transformed 17-hectare quarry that is now New Zealand’s largest sculpture garden.
Set against a backdrop of native ferns and forest Mihi Kore converses ancient patterns forged in adobe mud brick with earthly markings that sing to the sky above and the earth below.

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Waikato Sculpture Trust

Terra Ephemera // Waitakaruru Sculpture Gardens
Waikato, Aotearoa (New Zealand) 2011


Terra Ephemera explores the materiality of raw earth. Made from materials gathered from around the North Island; pebbles from Huia beach, crushed shells from Armour Bay, Coromandel red soil, Whatipu iron sand, Totara sawdust,Totara saw dust and top soil from Waitakere forest range, Waitakaruru.




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