Thanks to ‘Free Resources’ we were able to source materials such as cardboard tubes, foam, long sacks and plastic bags to be used as part of our evolving art exhibition small modifications at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery.
small modifications is a collaborative art project that builds on artist Xin Cheng and Chris Berthelsen’s ongoing field research and activities on everyday resourcefulness and improvisation.
The project functions as an open shared studio, an interactive installation; a research and reading space and a social platform to trade skills and ideas. Over the course of five weeks small modifications will evolve through a series of informal encounters and organised activities, engaging with local community groups and gallery visitors. The project aims to highlight waste as a valuable resource and encourages visitors to make things using recycled materials.