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The Story of The Art of Remembrance Project

Hear about the many people involved in this ambitious art project.


<P>For three months in 2015, St David’s Presbyterian Church in Auckland stood covered in thousands of brass art works by Max Gimblett &#8211; a glimmering form of remembrance for all New Zealanders who served in World War I.&nbsp; </P> <P>In this video, hear about the source of Gimblett’s inspiration, the challenge of installing the art works, and the many volunteers crucial to this ambitious project.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </P> <P>Courtesy of the Friends of St David’s Trust. All rights reserved</P>

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Max Gimblett, &lt;EM&gt;Remembrance&lt;/EM&gt;, 2015. Courtesy of the artist and The Friends of St David’s Trust

Max Gimblett, Remembrance, 2015. Courtesy of the artist and The Friends of St David’s Trust