Saturday 25 November 2023, 10:00am

Health & Safety in the gallery with Luke Boyle

Date Saturday 25 November 2023
Time 10:00am – 2:00pm
Location The Kit at Artspace Aotearoa, 292 Karangahape Rd

This lab offers a comprehensive introduction to best health and safety best practice within various arts sector settings.

Luke Boyle, technician and fabricator, will guide participants through the use of tools and machinery within a workshop environment, followed by a conversation about safety within an installation setting: the use of scaffolding, ladders, and the safe transportation of larger artworks.

Key Skills

Health and Safety in the workshop and gallery, using ladders, scaffolds, and power tools in and around artworks, electricity and people in busy installation environments.

The Health and Safety Skills Lab is suitable for technicians, artists and other arts workers who wish to better understand and manage site safety during the install period.


Luke Boyle is a maker and artist based in Tāmaki Makaurau. His practice spans visual arts, carpentry, spatial design and sound. He graduated from Auckland University with a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in 2015.

Maximum Participants: 20

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