Whā: Kōrero the Symonds Street Memorial Park
Whā: Kōrero at Memorial Park
Faisal Al-Asaad and Mark Harvey in collaboration with Adrienne Wong
Saturday 17 August 2019
1:45pm - 3pm
Please meet at Artspace Aotearoa at 1:45pm before walking to the memorial.
Nau Mai, All Welcome.
As the final instalment of Mark Harvey’s project, Whakamāui: Recovery Positions, The intersections of public art, culture, and politics will be reflected on at the New Zealand Wars memorial in Memorial Park, at the corner of Symonds and Wakefield Street. Faisal Al-Asaad with Mark Harvey will present on past and present contexts of Pākehā colonisation, specifically as they emerge through public sculpture, monuments, and memorials.