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Thu, 25 May


Tairāwhiti Museum


New work from local painter Zoe Alford of lightscapes around te Tairāwhiti including seascapes, beaches, farmland, a vineyard, Eastland Port, and the old Midway Surf-Lifesaving Club

Time & Location

25 May 2023, 10:00 am – 05 Jun 2023, 4:00 pm

Tairāwhiti Museum, 10 Stout Street, Whataupoko, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand

About the event

These paintings are always, already, historical. In the last two years, while Zoe has been working on this collection, the Midway SLS club has gone, and so too has the Waimatā tugboat. Waiteata Park now has riparian under-planting, and the face of te Kurī o Pāoa/Young Nick’s Head is always changing. Although her intention wasn’t to record scenes of te Tairāwhiti for the purpose of documenting them, these works represent another chapter in the tracing of local history.

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