thin hand drawn white lines over bold coloured background

Kauri Contested

Thin, delicate lines are contrasted by dark, black and threatful elements that remind us of the angles found in the composition of the Junion Jack, the British flag. Kauri have been around for over 20 million years, …

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the words Sully? and Earth on raw boards painted black and white

Where Are You a From, Jake Sully?

These 2 paintings reference the main character of the movie Avatar, Jake Sully, and his transformation from being a human to becoming a Navi. He not only leaves his place of origin behind, but also moves into a different body and reality. As soon as we broaden our scale and move our question to an interplanetary level, the whole concept of nationality becomes completely irrelevant. …

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Reaching To the Heavens/ Matariki

Reaching To the Heavens/ Matariki

Matariki, our very own Aotearoa New Year, begins with the new moon following the first sighting of the Matariki constellation of stars above the Eastern…

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Busy Bees Help Rebuild Christchurch

Busy Bees Help Rebuild Christchurch

HAPA Gallery have hosted an art installation by Daniel Kirsch at their store in the Re:Start container mall in the CBD of Christchurch, with $5 proceeds…

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