Story: Perceptions of the landscape

Framing the landscape

Framing the landscape

Park ranger Peter Rowberry examines a large frame which was placed in front of a waterfall in the Hūnua Range in 1998. The Auckland Regional Council put the ‘natural masterpiece frames’ in various scenic spots as a marketing ploy, causing an outcry from some people. The installations suggested that people view the landscape through various frames – literal or psychological.

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New Zealand Herald
Reference: 5 November 1998
Photograph by Ross White

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Jock Phillips, 'Perceptions of the landscape - Ways of looking', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 May 2024)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 24 Sep 2007