Fiona Clark visual activist photographer Tikorangi gaslands Taranaki

Current Image Diary for Fiona Clark artist & visual activist

The Live Feed – Fiona Clark’s ‘Egmontiana’.

Adam Art Gallery Te Pātaka Toi at Twenty

Billy Apple, Fiona Clark, Mata Aho Collective, Colin McCahon, Christopher Perkins
06.11.19 – 22.03.20
Summer closedown 20.12.19 10.02.20

Level 2, Kirk Gallery

To coincide with the first survey of Christopher Perkins’ New Zealand works, Adam Art Gallery invited Taranaki-based artist Fiona Clark to develop an installation that draws on her extensive archive of images relating to te mounga, the mountain under whose shadow she lives and works.

https://www.adamartgallery.org.nz/current-exhibition/

 

South Wall (nearest entry)

From left to right

Fiona Clark, Werenia Te Tatau O Te Po Papakura (née Kipa), Ngati Te Whiti, Ngatirahiri, Waiwakaiho, New Plymouth 1982, from Nga Whaea 1982, cibachrome print

Fiona Clark, Parihaka, from Nga Whaea 1982,cibachrome print

Fiona Clark, Mana Te Noki Karena (née Martin), Ngaruaahine, Te Whanganui Iwawaka Reserve, Opunake, New Plymouth 1982, from Nga Whaea 1982, cibachrome print

Kete, woven by Karen Clark (who is from Tūranganui-a-Kiwa and is currently living in Tikorangi) with harakeke from Fiona Clark’s garden. The pattern is based on a design by Te Auripo (Maggie) Tamati-Wharehoka of Parihaka, Taranaki (Patikitiki whakapapa) based on Te Mounga Taranaki, 2019

Plinth 1

Ngawhakaheke Tuti Wetere, 11 painted Waitara River stones, 2005–10. Ngawhakaheke is an artist from Waitara.

Faith Huffam, painted Waitara River stone, date unknown. Faith is an artist based in Waitara.

Fiona Clark’s certificate of her ascent of Mt Egmont awarded 25 January 1968, printed paper

1971 Definitives, Mt Egmont 23c, 1st December. 1971, First Day Cover issued by Egmont National Park to mark its 50th anniversary, 1971, printed card with postage stamp

Sheet of six 23-cent stamps designed by M.V. Askew, printed in Holland, 1971

 the live fed Taranaki vista web camera

Plinth 2 (middle of west wall)

 

Back row from left to right

Egmont Roses, 1994, printed catalogue by John Martin

G.I.G Project Safety Award, 1985, two Gas to Gasoline Think Big mugs made as awards to workers.

Bechtel G.I.G Project, 1982, two Gas to Gasoline Think Big glasses. Betchel was the American corporation that won the contract to build the Think Big project at Motunui.

Stratford Mountain Club, 1975, drinking glass

Western brand, 1970s, three large glass flavoured beverage bottles

White Top Brand, 1950s, one glass flavoured cordial bottle

Western brand, 1970s, one small glass flavoured cordial bottle

Mountain brand, 1950s, one small glass flavoured cordial bottle

Sunflower Whey butter paper, 1960s

Sunflower butter paper

 

Large roll of Sunflower butter paper, Inglewood 1960s

the live fed Taranaki vista web camera

East wall (to right of entry)

From left to right
(above vitrine)

Fiona Clark, Six aerial views of reefs with handwritten text by those involved in the 1980 clean sea issue, 1980, colour photographs and text, These were presented as evidence to the Waitangi Tribunal.

Fiona Clark, View from the cowshed and web camera, Inglewood, 2005, digital inkjet print

Fiona Clark, Bristol Road Lahar Farm Hills, Inglewood, 2018, digital inkjet print

the live fed Taranaki vista web camera

Vitrine

Clockwise from lower left

Printed tickets to the Moth Ball, 1985, with Sinfull Un-opening, Motunui, Feb 1986, 1986, printed badge

Motunui Pigsty, 1981, stencilled poster for de-Mobil-ise Mobil Campaign. The Maui Taranaki gas field was recognised in 1969 as the eighth largest in the world. Protesters opposed to the waste and environmental damage it would cause, argued that developing the field was like ‘feeding pigs chocolate’. They teamed this analogy with Prime Minister Robert Muldoon’s nick-name ‘Piggy Muldoon’, to call the plant ‘Motunui Pigsty’.

Tertius, “Plenty more where that came from”, Motunui pigsty carve up, circa 1981, pencil drawing for

de-Mobil-ise Mobil Campaign

Will you pay the Mo-Bill? 1983, de-Mobil-ise Mobil Campaign poster

Fiona Clark, Waiongona Kaawa (Reef), Puketapu, Bell Block, North Taranaki, 1981, c-type print

Lesbians around the Mountain, 1984, printed badges

Fiona Clark, Plan of Taranaki Wars Showing Troop Movements, 1865, 2011 photograph of original map printed on cloth

Tuck’s Postcards, New Plymouth Prison, nineteenth-century printed postcard

Lesbians around the Mountain, 1984, printed badges

Fiona Clark, Webcam still from www.taranakivista.co.nz issued when Mt Taranaki was designated a legal entity, 2018, printed postcard

Murray Ball, Images for Taranaki, 1980, template for printed badges (centre)

Fiona Clark, Fracked, 2013-14, three printed postcards

Two postcards produced by Oil and Gas companies, with Fiona Clark’s, ‘Local benefits will be enormous’, 1984, printed postcard

Cabbage Enterprises, We wish you a moneyed Christmas and a polluted New Year, 1979, printed card with collage showing National MP for Taranaki Tony Friedlander.

East wall (above  vitrine)

From left to right

Fiona Clark, Bristol Road Lahar Farm Hills, Inglewood, 2018, digital inkjet print

Fiona Clark, Fracking Cloth, 2007–ongoing, cloth, embroidery threads and roadside debris

Fiona Clark, Tikorangi Factory, 2019, digital inkjet print

Fiona Clark, Hitchcock’s Farm, Upper Dudley Road, Inglewood, 2007, digital inkjet print

Fiona Clark, Fracking Cloth, 2007–ongoing, cloth, embroidery threads and roadside debris

the live fed Taranaki vista web camera

North wall (opposite entry)

the Live Fed

 www.taranakivista.co.nz

feed from video web camera installed near Inglewood, live-streaming since 2007.

The Knitted Mountain Taranaki Margaret White

Wall image - Artist unknown, Taranaki Maunga, Aotea Te Waka, date unknown, raffia tukutuku, paua shells, silver beads on board. The maker is from Patea.

Plinth 3

Margaret White, Knitted Mounga, 2019, wool. This is based on a photograph produced by Fiona Clark from www.taranakivista.co.nz and was made as a collaboration for this exhibition.

 

Mycoplasma Bovis site, Inglewood Taranaki, 2018, 

Fiona Clark, Farm 556,Mycoplasma Bovis site, Taranaki, 2018, digital inkjet print

Touchscreen showing Climate Justice Taranaki’s interactive website showing Taranaki oil and gas site

https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?msa=0&dg=feature&mid=1vumG9QV6mYJ5NHwbLt8l9zuYOYk&ll=-46.46554731322713%2C-169.90907636940585&z=4

Biosecurity New Zealand, Mycoplasma Bovis Eradication Programme Update, infographic prepared by the Ministry for Primary Industries. This is updated weekly.

egmont cheese scones

egmont cheese scones

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The Pumpkin Register 2017 - 2019
Date Saturday 23 November 2019
Time 11:00am – 1:00pm
Artspace, 1/300 Karangahape Rd
 

 The Pumpkin Register 2017 - 2019

The Pumpkin Register 2017 - 2019

with Nicephore Niepce and his distance relation Clement

The Pumpkin Register 2017 - 2019

The Register 23 11 2019

Summer Programme 2019