The Tile Project, Destination: The World, 2004 - 2006
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029NewZelandMcLeod

NEW ZEALAND

Norbert Hausberg
noasjuja@free.net.nz

Trained in Europe, Norbert Hausberg works in photography, bronze sculpture, painting and
puppetry.

About the tile:
“The whole tile has to be seen as a location guide of its origin: The
dominant motif is a reverence to Pacific tapacloth patterns. The star
constellation is the Southern Cross, also found on the New Zealand flag
and a central navigation guide for sailors. The top motif is a wave
pattern, the dominant feature of life on an island. The left symbol is
new shoot of a fern tree, called a koru. The bottom inscription is a
high-tech way of finding us.”