Wayne Youle | Arjar

Centre of Contemporary Arts, Christchurch

Created as part of Crux★Te Punga in response to the demolition of the Hereford Street Police building, Wayne Youle’s AJAR examines ideas about space, time, and access.

AJAR began with an interest in the text found throughout the holding cells of the now-demolished Central Police building, from the formal, instructional signage intended to ‘help the process’ and ‘make the stay safe’, to the text and marks left behind by the occupants. Exploring these oppositional writings led Youle to thinking about TIME and SPACE, particularly “a shitty, cold, and unfriendly space, and time that is taken.”

Date/Time
Date(s) - 21/09/2018 - 18/11/2018
All Day