hector zamora's 'white noise' installation in new zealand
hector zamora's 'white noise' installation in new zealand hector zamora's 'white noise' installation in new zealand
aug 04, 2011

hector zamora's 'white noise' installation in new zealand

mexico-born, brazil-based artist héctor zamora has created ‘white noise’. for this site-specific installation, zamora invited the public to join him in planting a field of 500 white flags into the sand of bethells beach, located on the west coast of auckland, new zealand. during a period of six and a half hours, the artwork grew with the assistance of the local community. the final result is both a simple piece of visual poetry and a gesture to encourage the continuation of harmonious public actions and engagement with land.

‘white noise’ by héctor zamora | images courtesy of héctor zamora

deciding on installation parameters

the local community receives instructions

flags are disseminated

the first flag in installed

digging process

part 2 of the installation, relocated indoors



at the close of the day, the flags were removed and brought back to the city center: for the second part of the installation, the flags were inserted into concrete blocks so that the same visual effect could be achieved indoors. héctor zamora’s work will next be displayed at the lyon biennale 2011.

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    Bood says:
  • Poetic. It has a ‘C. & J.C.’ influence but it has a nice message

    A says:
  • Beautiful place, interesting work.. love it.. 🙂

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    Satriyo says:
  • splendid

    C & JC’s work lacks the aural compnent that is an intrinsic and important component he(ar)

    dbkii says:
  • Symbolic and elegant but last slide kind of wrecks it considering the site specificity. And from the looks of it, what the symbolism seems to frame as the enemy is the very shelter where the symbols of pieces return to. Is this the intentional irony? Not sure. Sorry, but just keep the first installation

    mstndvn says:
  • The noise and appearance of the installation look sad and pointless in comparison with beauty and strength of nature

    komsomolez-ona says:
  • oh! But C & JC are the pioneers… an this project is far away from theirs

    Didi says:
  • I love the place…
    just kidding, inspiring work too.

    whitemamba says:

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