A little miracle
NZ Herald, Thursday November 22, 2007
What: Small Wonders
Where and when: Objectspace, 8 Ponsonby Rd, to Dec 22
Shows don't just happen. There have to be people willing and able to come up with ideas and bring them to fruition on the gallery walls or floor.
To increase the pool of people who could curate shows around the areas of applied art and design, Objectspace this year pulled together a group interested in handmade pieces.
Fortnightly sessions were held to talk about and look at the process of making exhibitions. The immediate outcome is Small Wonders, at the Ponsonby Rd gallery, on the theme of the miniature. That brief was interpreted in diverse ways by the participants, making for an intriguing show. Some asked makers to create new objects around a theme. Others plundered existing collections for works that illustrate the largeness of thinking small.More...