Your guide to events in Nelson, New Zealand
Wednesday 4th–Saturday 21st July 2012
INNER SPACE: LISA GRENNELL: Infested is a mother's perspective on the effects of climate change on our natural environment. It is a playful approach to a serious concern.
OUTER SPACE: THE RISING TIDE
Is the climate change “debate” reflective of a collective crisis of imagination? What role can art play in addressing the ecological imbalances created by fossil-fuel capitalism? What are some of the problems involved in making waste an object of aesthetic pleasure? Working with everyday emblems of our excess, the artists exhibiting in The Rising Tide give shape to such perturbations