Transmitter / Receiver for Military Residents (2015)

Williams, Gareth C. A. (2016) Transmitter / Receiver for Military Residents (2015). UNSPECIFIED, UNSPECIFIED.

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This outdoor exhibition at the 2016 Harbourview Sculpture Trail , Te Atatu Peninsula, was curated by Sally Lush. Artist were asked to make works that reponded to aspects of the Te Atatu Peninsula. Artist's Statement: During WW2, thousands of American servicemen were sent to New Zealand to form a military base for the Allies’ counter-offensive against the Japanese. The US Military erected five radio towers on the Te Atatu Peninsula around 1942, which served as radio location beacons for the navigation of overseas flights.

Item Type:Contribution to a Show/Exhibition
Keywords that describe the item:sculpture, outdoor sculpture, NZ sculpture
Subjects:N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
N Fine Arts > NB Sculpture
N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
Divisions:Schools > School of Media Arts
ID Code:5095
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Deposited On:10 Jan 2017 00:50
Last Modified:02 Jul 2018 23:00

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