Fly Me Up To Where You Are begins with Christchurch's
children and culminates in the heart of our city in a riot of
Artist Tiffany Singh explores the power of
art to build a
community. Inspired by the Tibetan tradition of prayer flags,
Fly Me Up To Where You Are gathers the hopes and dreams of
thousands of Christchurch's children in the form of hand-painted
dream flags created in workshops with the artist.
The flags unite in a stunning public installation, transforming
part of the central city with a
mass of joyous colour. In this very
special project, each child will create a flag expressing their
hopes and dreams, for themselves and for the city of
Come, with family and friends, and contemplate under this canopy
of dreams, made by the children of Christchurch.
Commissioned by Auckland Arts Festival and premiered at Auckland
Arts Festival 2013.
Image by Robert George