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Joseph Michael: Amazon - Raised Up Sky Artist Talk + AR Experience

24 Nov 2020
6 to 7pm on Tuesday 24 Nov
Experience the augmented reality work in development and watch a short documentary following his process in this artist talk with Joseph Michael.
Event type: 
Film
Price: 
Free
Venue: 
Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre
Address: 
42 Queen Street, New Plymouth
Region: 
Taranaki

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'Amazon - Raised Up Sky' is an augmented reality artwork that explores the interconnectivity of humans and nature, a groundbreaking fusion of art and science placing the viewer in the heart of the Amazonian rainforest. Through conversations with indigenous leaders, scientists and artists, Michael explores our physical, biological, and cultural link to trees.

 Experience the augmented reality work in development and watch a short documentary following his process in this artist talk with Joseph Michael.

Michael’s large-scale installations bring remote areas of the world to the core of urban centres, challenging a human centred worldview and bringing into stark focus the consequences of our treatment of the planet. His works are internationally recognised, most recently having exhibited Voices For The Future on the United Nations Headquarters in New York City during the 2019 UNGA and Climate Action Summit.

An augmented reality experience will be available from 5.30pm before the talk, and afterwards from 7pm.

Amazon - Raised Up Sky has been made possible by the Latin America Centre of Asia Pacific Excellence.

 

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Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

10 Nov 2020

Interests The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery is New Zealand's premier contemporary art museum and home to the collection of modernist filmmaker and kinetic sculptor Len Lye. Admission is free.