Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 

Exhibition highlights Christchurch's heritage

8 December 2005

Elevation exhibition highlights Christchurch's heritage buildings

An exhibition by architectural illustrator Luciana Orr consisting of 25 original illustrations of Christchurch's beautiful heritage buildings, opens at Our City O-Tautahi next Monday, 12 December.

Select buildings of significant historic value have been illustrated in a contemporary style by Luciana Orr as a tribute to arts and heritage in Christchurch.

Titled Elevation, the exhibition will soon be published as a public resource and archival record in the form of a reproducible folio and CD.

"This project was designed to give something tangible to the community that they could copy and edit. I hope both professionals and students will get some good use out of this resource," she says. "The style of portrayal also documents the buildings for future generations."

Organisations can register their interest in receiving one of the first publications, free to schools, libraries and publicly funded organisations, through www.lucianaorr.co.nz

Our City O-Tautahi is a City Council operated community exhibition space in the council's historic original Municipal Chambers, on the corner of Oxford Terrace and Worcester Boulevard. Exhibitions are open 10am - 4pm, Monday to Saturday. All welcome.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 


Howard Davis: Joel Coen's Monochromatic Macbeth

The Bard of Avon may well be smirking up the sleeves of his lace doublet at the irony of Will Smith's Oscar debacle, but now that the initial furore has dissipated, it's worth revisiting the movie for which Denzel Washington was also nominated. More>>

Howard Davis: Kenneth Branagh’s Black & White Belfast

Branagh has assembled a wonderful cast, including Ciarán Hinds, a gently formidable actor who well deserves his Oscar nomination, and Judi Dench, who steals every scene she’s in. More>>


Howard Davis: Dennis Villeneuve’s Dune - A Brief History

So many elements of Herbert’s novel have since become tropes of popular SciFi that Villeneuve’s film sometimes seems deceptively derivative. What makes all this nonsense essential viewing is his astonishing visual sensibility. More>>


Howard Davis: Jill Trevelyan's Rita Angus

Although Angus has become one of Aotearoa’s best-loved painters, the story of her life remained little known and poorly understood before Jill Trevelyan's acclaimed and revelatory biography, which has been republished by Te Papa press. More>>

 
 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION
 
 
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland