Monday, February 24, 2014


You can tell how hard an indie film is to finance by the number of investment credits preceding the main titles. Turns out it’s the same for public sculpture. The wide range of businesses and organisations that pitched in to make Neil Dawson’s sculpture Spires a reality reads like a prose poem to process.

Lewis Bradford
Prometal Industries
Amalgamated Builders
Oborn’s Nautical
Creative New Zealand
Christchurch Ready Mix
The Canterbury Community Trust
Southern Quality Assurance
Fox & Associates
Frews Contracting
Fenwick Reinforcing
Christchurch City Council
Relliance Truck Painting
Tonkin & Taylor
Chapman Tripp
CPP Wind
Carter Price Rennie
Mackley Carriers
Pegasus Engineering
Signtech the Signmasters

COMMENT: John Johnston commented "Imagine how many more credits would be on the list for the crowdfunded purchase of Parekowhai's Chapman's Homer in Christchurch."