26 Jul 2020

Artist Daegan Wells reminds us of our debt to Wool

From Standing Room Only, 1:28 pm on 26 July 2020

Southland artist Daegan Wells aims to remind people about the place of wool in New Zealand's history - social, economic and political.

He has a mentor teaching him spinning and weaving skills, which he's put to good use in his upcoming exhibition Bush Coat.

There are photographs, rugs and garments in the show that he worked on while Artist In Residence at the Rita Angus Cottage in Wellington earlier this year.

Lynn Freeman called Daegan at his Southland home.