Curated by Ian Clothier, the works in SCANZ 2013 3rd nature exhibition spiral from the Puke Ariki Museum gallery Te Takapou Whāriki o Taranaki (The Sacred Woven Mat of Taranaki) out onto level 2 and around the natural history and geology galleries, down the stairs on to the landing and beyond into Pukekura Park botanic garden.
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Intercreate.org projects and exhibitions This page has introductory information about Intercreate.org projects, which include our biennial project SCANZ, exhibitions in Albuquerque, Istanbul, Rio and in Aotearoa New Zealand. Upcoming We are currently working on exhibition projects for Sydney, Santa Fe and Nga Motu New Plymouth. SCANZ 2015 will most likely be themed Wai (water) and [...]
Te Huirangi Waikerepuru at this mornings Tomo Whakaari. Beside him is Tengaruru Wineera. Terri Ripeka Crawford choreographed a special accompaniment to the traditional ceremony. Voices from all filled the morning air.
The image above shows preparation work for the 3rd nature exhibition in Puke Ariki. The cyanobacteria was cultured by artist-scientist Professor Hideo Iwasaki of Waseda University, Japan. Professor Iwasaki grows the cyanobacteria in a form derivative of humans, with a head, body, arms and legs. The cyanobacteria are photosynthetic bacteria, and are ancestors to chloroplasts [...]
Below is a sample of works selected for the 3rd nature exhibition. In some cases, previous work by the same person is used. The selection of images below spirals from the projects selected for placement in the local environment, to those to be exhibited in Puke Ariki on Level 2.
Curatorial statement 01 – background to the exhibition The 3rd nature exhibition consists of 11 works within the Museum, 3 works in Pukekura Park and 1 in the local environment. How to exhibit work that spans discipline and culture is of primary importance to the conception of the 3rd nature exhibition. This is more straight [...]
When the opportunity arose to contribute to 3rd Nature, Jo automatically thought, “how wonderful would it be to create in the environment??” An impermanent creation that would eventually flow back into nature, a moment in time that would be captured on camera and imprinted in the minds and hearts of those who experienced those moments [...]
Home within: the hook follows from a work completed by van Kerkhoff and McGlinn for the Second nature Intercreate exhibition in Istanbul. Here a spiral structure is proposed, to contain and reveal five videos which span subjects such as the world of Maori, Taranaki, growing up, and rivers.
Nigel Helyer will create a work for “3rd nature”, a customization of an existing structure that enables the playback of audio files to be controlled by live environmental data. Helyer is proposing to locate the speakers in Pukekura Park, so that the local environment will generate the audio. This will be showcased on Sunday February 3rd in Pukekura Park in the afternoon.
Darko Fritz has become known for his horticultural units, which involve writing internet error messages with living plants. “Reload” is a reference to the reload button on browsers; to the refresh of information from servers and perhaps by extension, the need to refresh our relationship with the Earth.