What do you make of skeletal buggies, with office furniture wheels or model kitset wheels, carrying sods of manicured lawn, a rack of ‘test tubes’ succouring seedlings (and what looked like weeds consuming an archway within the gallery), all on top of a network of signs? 

Perhaps it is a plan of some futuristic city, in which grass and foliage can only be sustained with careful nurturing and artificial techniques, like the preparation of a cricket pitch.1

Lopdell House Gallery, Auckland
Perspex, plastic, stickers, 2004


  1. Art New Zealand, Summer 2004/2005; n.113:p.40-41
    Edward Hanfling