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Garden of Memories

24 Mar 2019 - 12 May 2019

When

Sunday 24 March 2019, 10.00am - Sunday 12 May 2019, 4.00pm


Exhibition opening Sat 23 March, 2.30pm

Where

Malcolm Smith Gallery, UXBRIDGE Arts and Culture, 35 Uxbridge Road, Howick, Auckland

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Cost
Free
Website

uxbridge.org.nz/home/gallery/upcoming-exhibitions

Garden of Memories, curated by Giles Peterson, brings together heirloom and contemporary quilts from Peterson’s collection and uses these precious objects as the starting point for exploring contemporary craft and object-making by extending this traditional form into creative interpretations and new works by artists from across Asia and the Pacific.

Six quilts from Aotearoa and the Pacific are the centre of the exhibition and the complimenting publication. Peterson’s personal connection to each quilt is explored through narratives, along with the idea of Pacific quilts as domestic objects, transmitters of knowledge, status items, items for comfort and survival and works of art.

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Arts Exhibition Free Howick