Exhibition: A World Soils day event
Gallery, Linwood Arts, 388 Worcester St, Christchurch. 30 Nov- 18 Dec 2021.
Soil is vital to life
on Earth. The soil’s role in recycling nutrients, and wastes, is an important
part of sustaining life on Earth, providing renewal and new growth, in the
dance between life and death.
Esperschuetz. Reclaimed rimu with soil in resin.
DUST TO DUST, Allan Hewitt
Acrylic on Canvas
The exhibition celebrates the variety, and intrinsic
beauty, of soils in our landscapes in the context of both art and science. It is also a celebration of World Soil Day (5th December) and reminds us about the
importance of soil in our daily lives for food, fuel, and fibre production, as
well as maintaining biodiversity and water quality.
artists featured in this exhibition, Juergen Esperschuetz, Megan Balks, and
Allan Hewitt, are all also soil scientists. To illustrate the importance of
soil cycles the artworks include recycled metals and reclaimed timber, as well as wool,
and the soil itself, as media.
Opening Event: 5.30-7pm Monday 29 November 2021
Opening Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 11am-5pm, free onsite parking.
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