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The Christchurch mosque shootings in March 2019 where 51 people died, had a big impact on me. So did the response by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Her words and actions make me feel proud to be a New Zealander and this book is dedicated to her.

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Mending was printed as an edition of ten copies. One copy is included in a current Sydney exhibition titled 40 books for 40 years showing at the home of the NSW Guild of Craft Bookbinders in the Ralph Lewis Bindery, Writing NSW, Callan Park, Rozelle, Sydney until December 15th. Opening hours are below:

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Mending is also  on view in an exhibition titled Word | Image | Object at the Denver Public Library,  Colorado, USA until December 31st 2019.

It can also be seen in the online catalogue for this exhibition at


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Mending – an artist’s book  in response to the Christchurch Mosque Shootings 2019. Digital prints on goatskin parchment. Pop-up structure. Original art using handmade black walnut and copper inks. Handmade papers. Linen thread. Text: Jacinda Ardern. Edition of 10. Measures: 11.5cm x 16cm.

In her speech Jacinda said:

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Opening hours for the Sydney exhibition titled 40 books for 40 years at the NSW Guild of Craft Bookbinders:

Every Wednesday 9.30am – 5.00pm
Tuesday 10.30am – 3rd December
Saturday 9.30am – 1.00pm and Sunday 9.30am – 3.00pm
November  23rd and 24th
December 14th and 15th.


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