Eighty-four fish flew by plane over the Tasman Sea on 21 March, each travelling in a glass bowl on their own seat. The work was commissioned by Auckland Art Gallery curator Natasha Conland for the New Zealand-wide One Day Sculpture series of temporary public art works. Following a three hour flight, the plane touched down at Auckland International Airport to be greeted by a waiting audience. In order to meet the series' 24-hour deadline, a video of the journey was then edited for projection onto the side of a building in Auckland's Freyberg Place later the same night. A 16mm film also recorded in-flight will screen at Le Grand Cafe in St Nazaire, France in June.
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Founded in Paris in 1990 by Emmanuel Perrotin, then 21 years old, the gallery has become one of the most