28 Jan 2018

Toi Art

From Standing Room Only, 12:44 pm on 28 January 2018

In a matter of weeks Te Papa will do the big reveal for its new art gallery space, spanning two floors of the museum. One of the exhibitions selected to launch the new space is a 30 year retrospective by Wellington jeweller, Lisa Walker, who uses unconventional materials to fashion remarkable jewellery. We're talking seriously unconventional...from outdated cell phones to taxidermied ducklings and a host of other curiosities. Lisa honed her craft while living in Germany. Her work is now in many private and public collections and sold around the world, and she tells us about it in the middle of the Island Bay studio space that she shares with her jeweller husband Karl Fritsch.