from white darkness


Twelve monitors each with single channel DVDs, looped, with sound. Installed with plastic and wooden crates in container, positioned in Hagley Park, Christchurch.

Part of Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu’s Outer Spaces programme, presented in conjunction with ICEFEST. Curator Felicity Milburn. Moving image documentation visible at:

Original and archival footage. Archival footage used with the permission of Antarctica New Zealand, and the Estate of Franz Lazi, Stuttgart.

The title of the work was taken from the journals of Edward Wilson, describing an Antarctic blizzard as ‘white darkness’.