185 Empty Chairs

Material relating to a Transitional Cities project, titled '185 Empty Chairs'. The project description reads, "A temporary art installation reflecting on the loss of lives, livelihood and living in our city following the earthquake on 22 February 2011. One hundred and eighty five square metres of grass depicting new growth, regeneration. One hundred and eighty five white chairs, all painted twice by hand as an act of remembrance, each one different. This installation is temporary - as is life".

Last updated
12:26pm 20th November 2017
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Collection
Identifier
qsr-collection:20156

Contains 11 items


Christchurch: The Transitional City Pt IV, pages 100-101: 185 Empty Chairs
Christchurch: The Transitional City Pt IV, pages 100-101: 185 Empty Chairs
A PDF copy of pages 100-101 of the book Christchurch: The Transitional City Pt IV. The pages document the transitional project '185 Empty Chairs'. Photo: Julia Morison
185 Chairs Photograph 1
185 Chairs Photograph 1
A photograph of the '185 Empty Chairs' memorial installation.
185 Chairs Photograph 2
185 Chairs Photograph 2
A photograph of a butterfly on one of the chairs in the '185 Empty Chairs' memorial installation.
185 Chairs Photograph 3
185 Chairs Photograph 3
A photograph of the '185 Empty Chairs' memorial installation.
185 Chairs Photograph 4
185 Chairs Photograph 4
A photograph of the '185 Empty Chairs' memorial installation.
185 Chairs Photograph 5
185 Chairs Photograph 5
A photograph of the '185 Empty Chairs' memorial installation.
185 Chairs Photograph 6
185 Chairs Photograph 6
A photograph of flowers laid on one of the chairs in the '185 Empty Chairs' memorial installation.
185 Chairs Photograph 7
185 Chairs Photograph 7
A photograph of flowers laid on one of the chairs in the '185 Empty Chairs' memorial installation.
185 Chairs Photograph 8
185 Chairs Photograph 8
A photograph of the '185 Empty Chairs' memorial installation.
185 Chairs Photograph 9
185 Chairs Photograph 9
A photograph of the '185 Empty Chairs' memorial installation.
185 Chairs Photograph 10
185 Chairs Photograph 10
A photograph of snow covering the '185 Empty Chairs' memorial installation.