Extra: some sculptures will remain on show until March 2nd (opening hours). The open days on Saturday and Sunday, 15 + 16 February showcased the sculpture, installations and artworks made in various media during the 6 day residency by the artists:
Michelle Backhouse (Otaki, wire netting),
Debra Bustin (Otaki, pupperty, site specific installations),
Elaine Bevan (Otaki, raranga weaving in harakeke)
Sen McGlinn (Leiden, The Netherlands, installations + sculpture in wood and found objects),
Matt Pine (Tangimoana, installations + sculpture in wood, metal and other materials)
Adrienne Spratt (Waikanae, raranga weaving in harakeke, pīngao + kiekie),
Filipe Tohi (Auckland, stone, wood, fibres)
Sonja van Kerkhoff (Leiden, The Netherlands, sculptural interventions. Works in lots of different media and materials)
in the grounds of “Otaki Forks Artspace” managed by Joy Wilkie .
Other works by the artists will be on show in and around the house.
Otaki Forks, 8 km inland from the Kapiti Coast
Saturday: 11 a.m. – dusk.
Sunday: 10.30 – 4 p.m.
Coordinated by Joy Wilkie + Sonja van Kerkhoff
Joy runs Otaki Forks Artspace as well as having experience in art management and curation.
Sonja hails from Aotearoa originally and has been curating shows since the early 1990s.