Leigh Davis' Jar

Leigh Davis' Jar

Today we feature the final Leigh Davis flag poem in the exhibition Time, Text & Echoes presented at Jar in a sequence of thirty, ten day hoists (see our earlier post). You can see the full suite of flag poems and installation views here.
Leigh Davis' death in 2009 at the age of 54 was a major loss to poetry and the visual arts in New Zealand. Jar is part of his legacy. Established as a small not-for-profit trust for promoting strong, singular work for public consumption, it aims to grow “an art excited public who experience in each Jar project something with small size but scale, something to look at and wonder about a long time.”
The first Jar space is 589 New North Road, Kingsland, NZ where projects have been staged by Auckland-based artists Stephen Bambury and Peter Robinson.
Image: Leigh Davis