Behind the scenes

Artworks at Christchurch's Convention Centre were finally rescued yesterday by Sean Duxfield and his team from the Gallery after being inaccessible for almost 12 months. 

Philip Trusttum's two large banners and Bing Dawe's sculpture at the entrance were retrieved as was Trusttum's Passport to the New Millennium (2000), a massive undertaking. It's a relief to finally have these works out of harm's way and hopefully they will go back on public display sometime in the future.