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Moment in the Sun

Artist Sara Hughes is bringing sunshine to the CBD.

During Covid lockdown, time appeared to slow down and nature’s daily rhythms began to command our attention — sunrise, sunset, moonrise, moonset — and repeat. Inspired by these quiet moments, the joy and wonder that comes from a sunset is captured in a new artwork, Midnight Sun, by New Zealand artist Sara Hughes. Known for her dynamic and colourful installations, she’s creating a special experience for the Willow St bus stop. Documented during the winter solstice, the artwork captures a Tauranga sunset, incorporating abstract photography and painterly washes of colour (artist concept is pictured above). When in the city centre, take a breather from your busy day and spend time bathed in the golden light of an eternal sunset. The artwork will be revealed on 21 June 2022; it's been developed by Supercut Projects and will be on the free-to-download City Art Walk app.
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