A visit to Queens Gardens in July will reveal three giant moas, each towering over four metres in height, lit within and softly glowing by night. These are the creations of Fleur Stewart, who has spent the last five months designing and constructing the moas in preparation for Light Nelson 2016, which runs over the weekend of July 8 to 12.
Resurrection started with an idea about bringing the moa back to life, then evolved as a fairly intuitive process.
"For me, it's always a process of "I want to make some moas", so I just start," Stewart says. "I know there will always be some engineering issues to sort out but I do that along the way."
Full Stuff Article - 26 May 2016