Monday 17 September 2018, 9.00am - Friday 21 September 2018, 5.00pm
Ellen Melville Centre, 2 Freyberg Place, Auckland CBD
Held in the Helen Clark room
Design students from Auckland’s Media Design School (MDS) have partnered with Ellen Melville Centre to create an ‘urban forest’ installation as part of a series of Conservation Week activations.
The ‘Kauri Lounge’, will be set up in the Helen Clark Room, and uses a combination of projections, sculptures and sound effects to simulate a New Zealand bush setting in and around the existing lounge seating.
Throughout Conservation Week the Ellen Melville Centre will also play host to a series of talks and school visits intended to raise awareness of kauri dieback disease, an issue that is especially pertinent in light of the recent closure of Auckland’s Waitakere Ranges.