This year, Touch Compass are proud to take part in NZ SculptureOnShore, with our presentation of ON DISPLAY. As our installation is a human sculpture court, we have designated days and times that we will be ‘installing’ the piece.
Saturdays and Sundays - 3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th, 17th and 18th November at 11.00am and 1.00pm (each installation is one hour duration)
ON DISPLAY, by Heidi Latsky of New York is a deconstructed art exhibit/fashion show and commentary on the body as a spectacle and society's obsession with body image. It turns a cast of diverse bodies into a sculpture court where the performers are the sculptures. ON DISPLAY began as a simple human sculpture court and is now a global movement, a growing portfolio of works that explore and demonstrate inclusion through art.
Diversity is the key here! Diversities include, but are not limited to; age, size, race, culture, disability (physical, intellectual, social), beauty, gender (inc transgender), LGBTQ+, distinguishing features (eg tattoos, unusual hair etc).
About the event: NZ SculptureOnShore is New Zealand's largest outdoor sculpture exhibition, and one of the oldest. The event was created as a means to support the charity: Women's Refuge.
The exhibition, which features work from established and emerging artists, provides a unique snapshot of contemporary three dimensional art practice in New Zealand. This includes monumental stand-alone sculptures, domestic and small-scaled works, ephemeral projects, light and sound art works, process art and many site-specific installations.
Want to take part in ON DISPLAY?
You do not need to be available for every installation to take part, you can select the days you would like to do.
Please register your interest by clicking the button above, or contact Diane; firstname.lastname@example.org or Ph: (09) 550 6464.