Pipiriki, 1981

Anne Noble, Artist

This is one of the photographs in our collection. It was made in Pipiriki, Whanganui Region, New Zealand in 1981.
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About the Work
The Whanganui River is a spiritual place for Anne Noble, who grew up on its banks. In 1982 she made a photographic journey up the river, she says of it 'In the morning the mist rises off the river, and from a hilltop above the valley I see a long snake of mist floating in the river's path, that stretches as far as the eye can see. The Wanganui; a healing river of sacred springs and potent secrets. I came out of the Place as the Spring from its Source. I made a journey to claim this river. I feel its currents curling around my bones.'
- http://www.art-newzealand.com/Issues21to30/noble.htm
148 x 315mm
selenium toned, silver gelatin print
Rural view of rolling hills with a single pointed tree at upper left
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Purchased with funds from the W McDuncan Trust, 1982.
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
Dec 1982



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