The Wallace Gallery
Morrinsville, New Zealand, 2012
Earth Rhythms were selected and presented as part of Michelangelo Pistoletto’s exhibition; Year 1: Earthly Paradise, Louvre, 2013. Presented at the Rebirth-day soirée at the Louvre Museum, Paris, where Michelangelo Pistoletto talked with Nicola Setari about his exhibition & the symbolic International project ’Third Paradise and the Rebirth.
Imagine the Land project worked with the 600 participants from 3 to 75 years of age over the duration of 5 days, running 8 art and education workshops a day to create this collaborative artwork. Regional schools from the rural area of Morrinsville delighted in the experience to participate and create. It was a truly outstanding event attracting 3500 visitors viewing the completed work during the 3-week exhibition. Imaginations of the regions youth were ignited by the experience. The opportunity to collaborate in a contemporary space brought a sense of pride, connection and place. Drawing generations of family and community together in an artwork the speaks through the land and of collective vision.