Japanese Artist at Tuitui Art Space, Auckland

Frankie Chu on The Big Idea

Thread My Fresh Wounds by Frankie Chu, 2019

The large-scale sculpture is made of recycled fibre strings and based on traditional Chinese knots. Chu says the knotting in the project, which was carried out by local residents. Read the full article here.

Spirit Fire – a response

Megumi Shimizu (Japan), Collaborate with Bird, 2020

After the long period of lockdown Tuitui was a welcoming space that provoked curiosity and hope with a dynamic installation of works. The statement for Spirit Fire posed the question: “In the time of COVID-19 what is the relationship between the artist and the world?” The exhibition seems to answer; to make lines of connection between us, to keep facing each other, to stay involved, even in difficult times. Read the full article here.