36 pendants representing the 36 days of the first COVID 19 lockdown in New Zealand. Installed like a timeline Wilkinson presents a relational whakapapa, a methodical recitation where each singular piece relates to the other whilst recalling former makers of old. The artist utilises fine materials and age-old stone implements (hammer and anvil stones) sourced from Ngāi Tahu Awa to imprinted their own textured narrative of millennia into metal.
Sterling silver, fine silver, gold plated and
Purchased in 2022 with the support of The Blumhardt Foundation