Taranaki artists take a stand on fracking


Artist, Graham Kirk. Photo by Cameron Burnell

Organised by coastal artist Graham Kirk, Fracked (end of Sept 2012) exhibited the work of 22 Taranaki artists expressing their views on the controversial topic.

Some of the big name artists to feature in the exhibition are Dale Copeland, Roger Morris, Mikaere Gardiner, Paul Hutchinson and Alby Carter.

Mr Kirk said a lot of the artists instinctively felt fracking was wrong, and learning more about the process had cemented the view that it was not a move in the right direction.

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