Kamala, Astral and Charlotte, Lyttelton, March 1983

This exhibition is now closed

Laurence Aberhart's 1983 photograph of Lyttelton children is displayed on our Gloucester Street billboard.

Our art billboard has moved to a new site on Gloucester Street. Laurence Aberhart's photograph is a portrait of his daughters and a small family friend, framed in the niche of an old fish and chip shop in Lyttelton. A chronicler of the New Zealand vernacular, Aberhart's world is the overlooked and the outmoded, which he continues to photograph with the same century-old view camera he bought second-hand in the late 1970s. Enlarged to a monumental scale and hoist into the sky, the children watch over a city being rebuilt underneath and around them.

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    From 23 March
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