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185 Empty White Chairs Earthquake Remembrance Art Installation

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To raise funds to make the 185 White Chairs into a permanent art installation.

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  Canterbury Campaigns Arts In Memory

An art installation reflecting on the loss of lives, livelihood and living in our city following the earthquake of 22nd February 2011

The individuality of each chair pays tribute to the uniqueness of each person represented.

This is a proposal to make this installation permanent.

The final site has not been agreed yet.

Side Door Arts Trust's involvement (page creator)

Trustee. Co-creator of the installation.

About us

185 Empty Chairs is a temporary art installation reflecting on the loss of lives, livelihood and living in our city following the earthquake of 22nd February 2011. The individuality of each chair pays tribute to the uniqueness of each person represented.

It is proposed to make this installation permanent.

Use of funds

Funds will to be used to have 185 different chairs cast in aluminium and powder coated white to withstand the elements.

These will then be set on a concrete base to ensure they do not blow away, get stolen etc.

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Latest pledges

  • Guest Backer

    Guest Backer on 28 Mar 2017

    Private

    Private

  • Ken Lord

    Ken Lord on 26 Mar 2017

    $50

    An iconic memorial.

    $50

  • Jill Borland

    Jill Borland on 26 Mar 2017

    Private

    Private

  • Ingrid G

    Ingrid G on 28 Feb 2017

    $100

    A poiniant and simple remembrance, more intimate than the new memorial. One with more soul.

    $100

  • Guest Backer

    Guest Backer on 28 Feb 2017

    $500

    $500


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This page was created on 24 Jan 2017 and closed on 30 Apr 2017.
$4,720 of $500,000 goal

Pledged by 17 generous supporters in around 3 months

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