A glorious and thought provoking post arrived from New Zealand this morning.
Perhaps if we had a Pangea Foundation here in Australia our Great Barrier Reef would not be fighting for it’s life right now.
We may not be able to fight Climate Change from just one spot on earth, but we really could stop the local toxins from flooding into the reef now couldn’t we?
PangeaSeed Foundation came to my hometown last week. Twenty-five international artists spent the week transforming the walls of the inner city and Ahuriri (the inner harbour). There’s no escaping the message. And who would want to? They call it artivism—a combination of art and activism.
The project has captured the imagination of our community. Every mural I visited (I haven’t seen them all, yet) was surrounded by groups of admirers. Each mural tells a story, sends a message, and they do it a beautiful way.
We started out at Perfume Point. When I was kid I avoided going there. It got its name from the sewer outfall that used to spill waste not far from the beach. Thank goodness that no longer happens here. The beacon guiding the yachts and fishing trawlers to safe harbour has been transformed, and the only smell is fresh sea air.
The beacon at Perfume…
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