Artist Spotlight: Chris Van Doren

For Chris’ installation in ‘Oh My Ocean’ he chose to share his workshop desk showcasing a selection of beautifully finished sculptures as well as works in progress. He explains that it’s an opportunity to activate the space and for people to get an insight into a sculptor’s workspace, hoping to encourage others to explore this medium. Chris reminisces of his early days with Tautai, sixteen years ago when he first became involved with the organisation, along with fellow exhibition artist Ioane Ioane. 

“What I was looking at was bringing my workshop into the show instead of having like a finished piece, just to get an idea of what I do and create, and just how my brain works, working on smaller pieces that could become larger scale works…”


Video by NoSix
Watch the virtual tour from ‘Oh My Ocean’ here


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