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Maybe If We Close Our Eyes. This is by sculptor Chris Pointon and was an entry in the 2017 NZ Mural Contest and Arts Festival Sculpture Competition, the theme for the festival was “Children are our Future”.
These “pillars of society” have ignored the growing environmental and social issues confronting our society. Battered relics of the past, they represent flawed old ways of thinking. The hope for the future is our children, who with open eyes and minds can take the lead. This group is made from hundred-year-old totara strainer posts from the Waikato, and macrocarpa.
We are looking for a place to install this piece of work in Katikati so if you have any suggestions that would be great. ... See MoreSee Less
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The Future Is Our Children is mural no. 71 in our collection.
Shane Walker entered this mural in the 2017 NZ Mural Contest and Arts Festival. Fortunately it was purchased and donated back to the community so we are thrilled to have it in our collection.
Arming the future generation with knowledge. This mural depicts a child about to enter the future through a cardboard box time machine ….. He is pulling a net full of knowledge bearing books and maps. Armed with the essentials to take on the world, a space helmet and ship under hand, the universe is his playground. ... See MoreSee Less