Place in time

The Christchurch Documentary Project

Contents

Transitional Landscapes

  • Mitchell Bright

A body of work about Selwyn, one of the fastest growing districts in the country, both in terms of commercial and residential development.

My Place

  • Tim J. Veling
  • Glenn Busch
  • Hanne Johnsen
  • Uiga Bashford
  • Bruce Connew
  • Maria Buhrkuhl
  • Dean Kozanic

Think about it: What's a place of significance to you? What makes one place more important to you than another? What's your connection with this place and what is it that continues to make it important in your life today?

Through the Trees

  • Mitchell Bright

Through the Trees was born from a series of trips Mitchell Bright took to the outskirts of rural parts of the South Island, mostly in an effort to escape the confines of the city.

Donʼt See You Round Much Anymore

  • Danny Bare

A body of work about a stretch of Stanmore Road and the community that photographer Danny Bare called home.

Thx 4 the Memories

  • Tim J. Veling
  • Glenn Busch
  • Bridgit Anderson

As the devastating series of earthquakes that destroyed and subsequently closed off much of Christchurch city continued, residents in large areas of the badly affected eastern suburbs began for the first time to hear the words, Red Zone.

(Re)Orientation

  • Tim J. Veling

(Re)Orientation is a work in progress and idiosyncratic guide to sites of significance to Christchurch’s post-earthquake narrative and the built and psychological landscapes that have come to define it.

Bloodlines

  • Arabella Spoors

Bloodlines​ documents places of cultural and historical significance associated with Ngāi Tahu Māori and uses photography as a means of retracing the footsteps of Arabella's ancestors.

Adaptation

  • Tim J. Veling

An ongoing project documenting the sometimes surreal and often disorientating environment that is Christchurch’s post-earthquake central business district.

Support Structures

  • Tim J. Veling

This small portfolio of photographs, made between odd jobs on the way to and from work, is a metaphorical tribute to the people that helped keep Tim Veling upright following the Christchurch earthquakes of 2010 and 2011.

Ko te whanga ko au; Ko au ko te whanga

  • Ellie Waters

An ongoing body of work that explores past and present cultural attitudes towards Whakaraupō, Lyttelton Harbour and how people identify themselves with this environment today.

D,P,O

  • Tim J. Veling

An intimate and moving account of the last months of a man's life, and the close relationship he shared with his loving family.

Cathedral Square

  • Tim J. Veling

An ongoing body of work about Christchurch's rapidly changing Cathedral Square. A sample of images made to date.

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