Green Gable Show Pony (2011), an acrylic on found book
cover by Roger Boyce, is one of the quirky works of art on
display in ''Shared Lines'' at Toi o Tahuna Gallery from
April 5. Photo supplied.
Cultural diversity and post-disaster resilience have
united artists in Christchurch and Sendai, Japan, to create
''Shared Lines'', a new exhibition at Toi o Tahuna Gallery.
The works from two Garden City shows will be previewed to the
public in the venue above Kapa Design Gallery on Friday,
April 5, at 5.30pm and be on view for three weeks.
Toi o Tahuna will not take a commission on sales and is
hosting the sculptures, paintings, photography and
mixed-media works free of charge as a gesture of support for
The Shared Lines: Sendai-Christchurch Art Exchange was a
growing network of 60 contemporary artists from both
Christchurch artists exhibited in Sendai in 2012 and
Christchurch hosted a group of artists from Sendai in March
This year's exchange consists of two exhibitions in the
Canterbury Museum and Ilam Campus galleries, artist
presentations and many opportunities for curators and artists
to share experiences, artwork and ideas for the future.