This too shall pass–call for Sydney

read4This too shall pass evolved in response to the February 2011 Christchurch earthquake.

It aims to support red-zoned contemporary jewellery gallery THE NATIONAL by engaging the wider community in small acts of generosity.

Money is raised by the sale of THIS TOO SHALL PASS ribbons, which are:

· assembled by well-wishers who volunteer their time, then

· distributed by galleries that waive their commission fees, then

· gifted on by purchasers to anyone who could need a little extra help

The project will tour NZ and overseas through 2012 and 2013.


Ribbons are $10. Please select your card/s from the display and donate online:

· Go to http://www.joyaviva.net

· Navigate via Aotearoa/New Zealand to Sarah Read

· Use the Donate button to make a credit card payment

Thank you x
Sarah Read July 2012

About THE NATIONAL

After the destruction of its High Street premises in February 2011, The NATIONAL continued to trade with barely a break, staging a series of popup shows and other initiatives (including Jacqui Chan’s Host a Brooch).

At the start of 2012 the gallery reopened at 212 Madras St, in the newly strengthened and restored NG building, which stands at the edge of the shattered CBD.

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Left to right: July 2012: Approaching THE NATIONAL on Madras St, View of THE NATIONAL from the street,
View of Madras St from THE NATIONAL

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