Michael Parekowhai interview

By Sally Blundell In Art, Commentary

Print Share
14th May, 2011
West Auckland on a warm Saturday afternoon. Tyre marks curl across the asphalt. In overalls and singlet and with a genial smile, Michael Parekowhai points down a road banked by Hurricane fencing and warehouses. A few blocks down, he says, drivers heading this way hit 70km/h. By the time they reach the dog food factory, they’re up to 100. Then they spot the massive form of a Spanish bull, a rough landscape of blackened bronze resting its bulk on the closed lid of a similarly cast grand piano. Which can cause a sudden slamming of boy-racer brakes. “If I can get that screech of tyres ...

NZ Listener print only subscriptions & digital only subscriptions

NZ Listener subscriptions;

Print subscriptions: To receive the NZ Listener in your mailbox each week click here.

Digital subscriptions: We now have the NZ Listener weekly edition as a digital reader version via the Zinio digital platform – read the latest edition on your computer or via the Zinio app on your tablet.  To find our more click here.

Archive content: If you’re interested in accessing archive content, please contact our NZ Listener helpdesk contact us.  We endeavor to get back to you within 5 working days.

Locked content: If you have an archive content login, please login to view and unlock content, for more information regarding locked content please read our NZ Listener FAQ’s

Any queries regarding access please contact our NZ Listener helpdesk contact us.

More by Sally Blundell

Switch to mobile version