A chance mention of the history behind Otago Harbour's sea
wall opened up an entirely new avenue of research for
Christchurch artist Ana Iti. Rebecca Fox talks to the Blue
Oyster Gallery summer resident.
Next month Wellington's New Zealand Festival celebrates
its 30th anniversary with old favourites and some acts bound
to become new favourites. Rebecca Fox discovers a a
surprising number of Otago connections among the mix.
From more than 20 countries, 150 musicians including former Dunedin-trained composer Tecwyn Evans, the descendants of opposing forces in World War 1, have been brought together on former European battlefields in a concert-length filmed ‘‘mega symphony''.
Silver spoons, old metal cheese graters and grandma
knickers all form part of Dunedin contemporary jeweller
Victoria McIntosh's work. She tells Rebecca Fox about the
work which has been selected to be shown on the international