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Surface Movements: A Surf Lesson with Alex Monteith, Miles Ratima and Doug Young

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Surface Movements: A Surf Lesson with Alex Monteith, Miles Ratima and Doug Young

 

Year: 2013

 

Medium: Performance / Action

 

Medium & structure of action

3 x Two hour surf lessons, in which a total of over 60 people took introductory surf lessons in 1ft offshore  Lyall bay.

Four surf instructors (Montieth, Ratima, Du Burgess, Young), 20 surfboards, 20 black wetsuits, 20 blue rashvests (surfer participants), 4 red wetsuits, 4 red rashvests (instructors).

Surf lesson times 11am-1pm, 1pm-3pm, 3-5pm.

Particiaption was free to the public by booking with the Dowse Art Gallery, viewing of the work was at Lyall Bay, Wellington, Aotearoa.

 

Background

The work brought together Pacifc Surfari Surf School (Omaha) combined with Kiwi Surf School (Raglan). 

Venue:

Lyall Bay & Maranui Surfclub, Wellington, Aotearoa

 

Image credits

Ann Shelton

Sarah Munro

Alex Monteith