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Silvia Salgado’s sculpture, Wellington

Silvia Salgado’s sculpture, Wellington

A sculpture placed in Wellington’s Midland Park in 1996 is the work of Colombian artist Silvia Salgado. She came to New Zealand in 1992 to lecture in design at Wellington Polytechnic. Her sculpture, ‘Ngā kōrerorero’ (the ongoing dialogue) represents communication and relationships among friends and families.

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John Wilson, 'Latin Americans - Immigration history', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 April 2024)

Story by John Wilson, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015