OUR PARTNERS AND SPONSORSHIPS
It’s hard to believe that one destination can have some of the best and most unique wildlife viewing in the world, an impressive array of heritage, architecture and be home to world class fashion designers. We see partnerships as an important way for us to play a part in supporting Dunedin’s environment, local arts and culture. We believe that through these partnerships we can stay connected to our City and region as we will always be better together.
Our company and brand values provide us with a foundation that gives meaning to what we do. We will consider sponsorships that:
Align with our values
Support wellbeing of our community
Support and promote Dunedin
Applications will be reviewed and we will select partners for a 12-month period. To submit a sponsorship request, please complete the following online form.
ARTIST IN THE TERMINAL
Our current Artist in the Terminal is Cara Fotofili.
Cara has recently relocated and now lives in Dunedin (again). She had a “life begins at 60” moment and decided to consolidate a lifelong interest in art by doing a master’s degree and making a commitment to be an artist.
Cara’s art practice starts with contemporary process-driven abstract painting but veers off in all directions as the moment dictates. Her main body of work consists of large watercolour abstract paintings which emerge from allowing materials to express their inherent creativity and accepting the likelihood of failure resulting from limited planning or preconceived outcome. The lack of a strong intention allows the viewer to ask what the works make them feel rather than analyse what they mean.
Cara’s interests could be seen to manifest in the resulting works, such as science and cosmology. She expresses an obsession to be able to see the things we can’t see and know the unknowable. A feeling that our perception of the world we live in is a thin veneer, constructed to limit our thinking to the habitual and our field of activity to the mundane, or a necessary sense of order to protect us from chaos, while stepping aside from the habitual and mundane gives one access to novelty and creativity.
Some of Cara’s works are 5 meters long and 1.4 meters wide which encompass the viewer and make them part of the work. Then there are scaled down versions around 1.4 meters square, and more practical 1000 x 700mm ‘small’ paintings.
All work exhibited at the airport is for sale, and can be purchased via the information counter on the ground floor.
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