Pal Tiya, polymer paint, polypropylene rope, nylon, wire, ink, glitter, plastic lifesaver, breath
This installation comprises of a wreath for each person in Hawke's Bay who
has died by suicide.
The coroner announced a Hawke's
Bay record of 29 suicides from July 2014 to June 2015.
This work is inspired by 17 year old Helena Bentley-Bradshaw who is disturbed that her peers are dying. She initiated a Hawke's Bay youth organisation to teach youth tools to survive and thrive. Helena believes love is the solution
Visual Arts and Design