AyoAyo!

Phase #3 of Gap Filler’s DiversCity: Community Showcase Project has just been installed!  We’ve been working with members of the Nigerian Canterbury Association to create a mancala board. Known as an Ayoayo in Nigeria, mancala is a game that involves moving...

Welcome to Lilllydale

In 2017, Ryan did some work in Lilydale, Yarra Ranges, Victoria. The Victorian state arts entity, Creative Victoria, are supporting ‘Creative Suburbs’ community arts projects all over the state. The Yarra Ranges Council approached Gap Filler to mentor...

Ping Pong tables travel to Christchurch International Airport!

Christchurch Airport has added two outdoor ping pong tables, previously located in the city, to its outdoor plaza. The tables had their first public outing near the Bridge of Remembrance and Re:Start as part of Gap Filler’s Ping Pong project which saw three concrete...

Wonder Wheels: Year 6 students organise pop-up roller skating event

Year 6 students from Selwyn House School organised a pop-up roller skating event at Spark Park on Hereford Street on Thursday, 14 September. Wonder Wheels is a school project that we supported as part of our LEOTC programme.  The students set up the space during the...

Meet our interns!

We’ve had such a great relationship over the years with Denmark. We keep getting the most amazing interns and our interns in 2017 were more of the same. Natasja and Elin Sofía were in Christchurch for three months to do research for their thesis on the role of...

CitySide: our first work alongside one of the anchor projects

Something new and exciting has come to the city! And we’ve got our sticky hands all over it. Gap Filler has been experimenting for a long time now with ways our (and other) temporary projects can have long-term community outcomes. Recent projects such as Super Street...