Object: Brick, ’SILTY’
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Urban Paving and Landscape Supplies (manufacturer(s)), 2011, New Zealand
x 156mm (Width)
x 35mm (Depth)
|Credit line||Purchased 2011|
This brick is called a 'SILTY' and was made from liquefaction silt collected from Hagley Park, Christchurch, after the devastating Canterbury earthquake on 22 February 2011.
Liquefaction was a huge problem and burden to people as they tried to clean up their properties after the earthquakes. This brick is both a memento and a quirky way of using what seems to be useless material. 'Kia Kaha Christchurch' became a catch-cry of support for inhabitants as they faced the cleanup and rebuilding.
Money raised from the sale of the bricks went to Greening the Rubble and Gap Filler - two innovative Christchurch organisations who actively filled vacant gaps in the city streets with temporary and creative projects.
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