Fly Me Up to Where
You Are New Zealand in Upper Frank Kitts Park is the culmination of a four-year project that began in 2012 and has gathered
15,000 flags made by children aged 8–12 at Decile 1 & 2 schools in
Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington.
project encouraged the children to tap their creativity in order to
process their concerns, hopes, dreams and ideas. It offers a platform where their
voices can be expressed as a collective artwork.
Fly Me Up was facilitated by
artist Tiffany Singh, who considers it a priority to provide a space for
learning, sharing and connecting to the world around us.
hope is to ignite enthusiasm and responsibility in our younger generations
for the wellbeing of the community and the world we wish for.
Fly Me Up sits on the
periphery of community service, social work and fine art and represents a
conscious development around how we address our own backyard issues.
Installation design by Meg Rollandi.
Commissioned by Auckland Arts Festival and premiered at Auckland Arts