Adventurous, playful and provocative, LIKE: An Experiment in Interpretation explores the 'translation' of an object between media:
from the physical to the written, and then back to the physical. LIKE
takes an object, a writer and a group of jewellers on a rigorous
expedition of exploration and interpretation. One object given to Bill
Manhire to interpret in verse results in an array of objects in
translation. The jewellers have deciphered the text and through their
individual interpretation made the resultant objects. The objects are
both similar and wildly different raising questions in regard to
perception, interpretation and the process of making.
Events @ HBM&AG
Please join us for the opening of the exhibition
LIKE: An Experiment in Interpretation @ HBMAG Friday 17 October 2008 at
Stella Chrysostomou will be present at the opening
event where she will give a short talk about the exhibition.
This exhibition has been supported by Creative New
Zealand, Design Cuisine, Farmgate and Icebox.
A publication is available for purchase from the
exhibition or order from icebox. The publication (56 pages) includes all 10 jewellery works,
Bill Manhire's poem, an introduction by Augusta Szrak, essays from
Stella Chrysostomou & Louise Garrett and a brief written response
from the participating artists. The catalogue retails at $10
re : wordings
@ The Suter, 21st May 2008
poems in response to the like exhibition by nmit