What Grows Where You Live
November 2017 - April 2018
Image: Poroporo, Ruth Evans 2017
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What Grows Where You Live embraces the biodiversity available in Ōtepoti/Dunedin. Focusing on the plant species raupō, harakeke, kōwhai and poroporo, the project begins by working with private and public landowners to introduce native flora across the greater Dunedin region through planting schemes. Materials will be gathered from these sites to be used in constructing art works hosted in a vacant space in Dunedin’s CBD in April 2018.
The exhibition will feature workshops for skills and knowledge sharing, and a zine providing understanding of where these plants grow, how to source them, and their traditional application in Māori society.
To get involved in this project please contact Environment Envoy Project Coordinator Katrina Thomson: email@example.com