Art project commissioned by Ports of Auckland and Maersk to shed light on shipping industry. A 40-foot container emblazoned with artwork by famous street artists began its journey round the world.
The Art Container began its voyage at the Port of Auckland, filled with New Zealand Greenshell mussels on board the Maersk Bratan, bound for Philadelphia.
Commissioned by shipping giants Maersk Line and the Ports of Auckland, The Art Container project plans to promote the importance of the shipping industry.
The container features designs by famous street artists’ Askew1 and Trust Me. One side of the container features a reworked version of Trust Me’s famous ‘Greetings from Aotearoa’, originally found in Ponsonby. Askew One has supplied an original piece, titled ‘Gigi’ that covers the other.
OP Columbia’s Andrew Selby said that they were proud to be part of the venture and supply the container for…
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