Kōrero: Sculpture and installation art

Recent work: 'Jesus spells' (2 o 3)

Recent work: 'Jesus spells'

Megan Hansen-Knarhoi's installation 'Jesus spells' (2011), depicts the Christian saviour speaking in tongues. The work is created out of French knitting wrapped around hundreds of nails banged into the gallery walls. It is one of a series of Hansen-Knarhoi's installations depicting Jesus and religious iconography, and is capable of many interpretations. The sculptor explains: 'I believe in the believers, have faith in the faithful, and am mesmerised by the magical and mystical.'

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Reference: 11DPT-knit008.jpg
Photograph by Ross Giblin

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Mark Stocker, 'Sculpture and installation art - The public impact of sculpture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/41991/recent-work-jesus-spells (accessed 13 April 2024)

He kōrero nā Mark Stocker, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014