Title: Mainstreet Seat and Table
Artist: Kennedy, Karen
Location: Onehunga Town Centre
Description: The seat is made of hand painted ceramic tiles illustrating Onehunga’s heritage buildings. The accompanying anthropomorphic table features a chess board with its own audience.
Significance: Installed in 1999 as the inaugural work of the
‘Onehunga Mainstreet Urban Renewal Through the Arts’
programme. Secret messages and inscriptions are underneath
the chess table for those who take the time to look.
Material: Ceramic Tiles
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