Printing Long Hee Lee - Artist, Sue Cooke - Photo Credit Matt Smith.jpg

LONG HEE LEE – A SONGLESS LAND - Sue Cooke

By: Eastern Southland Gallery, Gore
01-Dec-2020, 5:30 PM To
01-Mar-2021, 4:30 PM
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Opened at the Eastern Southland Gallery in Gore is a new exhibition from Whanganui artist Sue Cooke. LONG HEE LEE - A SONGLESS LAND is an exhibition created especially for the 180 degree curved wall in the Eastern Southland Gallery.

The exhibition focuses on the Chinese Gold Miners of the late 1800’s and the loss of New Zealand’s indigenous forests. The imagery references destruction, healing and the beauty of New Zealand’s indigenous forests.

Sue Cooke printing Long Hee Lee
Photo Credit: Matt Smith

Supported by: The Pollack Krasner Foundation, New York, USA, Creative Communities Gore and the Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust

Contacts:

Sue Cooke at www.suecooke.co.nz

Eastern Southland Gallery 

Marcella Geddes, Gallery Programmes Officer

P 03 208 9907

E artgallery@goredc.govt.nz