Category Archive: public art

Mia and Ruffian

Mia and Ruffian

Mia and Ruffian, Brangelina of the pigeon world, were last spotted yesterday morning, nonchalantly hanging out on the side of the Forest and Bird building. They …

 

The forlorn door

The forlorn door

Locked Disrespected Empty and alone Neglected. Once a thriving hub A destination. Now no more. Instead A place to walk by and ignore. Drawing me closer An exchange begins that I can’t ignore. I see something different Something …

 

The pecking order

The pecking order

After introducing Sebastian, I was delighted to see that some of Sebastian’s colleagues had got together overnight and posted their organisational chart. I made the …

 

Hello. My Name is Sebastian.

Hello. My Name is Sebastian.

I am not the same person I was a year ago. Many things have changed to me, and around me, and, as a result I have …

 

The earth

The earth

We sit on the paved courtyard outside Te Papa. The night air is chilled, the tiles still warm from the day’s sun. It’s like school …

 

Macrotermes

Macrotermes

As a child Boris had spent hours constructing elaborate ‘houses’ out of playing cards. He slipped cards into the pages of books to provide sound …

 

Looking up

Looking up

When I was a kid I used to come to Wellington and look up at the big buildings and wonder what it was like from …

 

Trk!

Trk!

Other than the bright blue skies on those magical clear days, Wellington is not a brightly coloured city. That’s not to say that the …

 

What’s your story – 005

What’s your story – 005

Goodness, it’s been ages since we gave you a chance to add a story. Well, better late than never. Here’s your chance to tell us …

 

Stationery

Stationery

We were talking about bit mapped graphics and how we used to love those games like ‘Space Invaders’ and ‘Tetrus’. I was pretty useless at …