185 Empty Chairs moved

02:29, Oct 29 2012
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TRIBUTE: The 185 Empty Chairs art installation is now on the site of the former St Paul's Trinity Pacific Presbyterian Church.
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LOST: Visitors look at the white chairs that symbolise those who lost their lives in the 2011 earthquake.
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ART: A visitor looks at the installation today. The individuality of each chair pays tribute to the uniqueness of each person represented.
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NEW HOME: The work has been moved to the corner of Madras St and Cashel St.

A poignant tribute to the 185 people killed in the February 2011 earthquake has moved sites.

The 185 Empty Chairs art installation has been on the site of the Oxford Tce Baptist Church for eight months in remembrance of those who died in the quake.

Sitting on 185 square metres of ready-lawn, the white chairs symbolise those who lost their lives.

The individuality of each chair paid tribute to the uniqueness of each person represented, artist Pete Majendie said.

The work has been moved to the site of another quake-destroyed church - St Paul's Trinity Pacific Presbyterian Church on the corner of Madras and Cashel streets.

The installation has been shifted because of work required on the Oxford Tce site.

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