New Publication: Michael Parekowhai: On First Looking into Chapman’s Homer, Second Edition


Michael Lett is pleased to announce a second edition of On First Looking into Chapman’s Homer by Michael Parekowhai. The publication has been released to celebrate the return of Parekowhai’s On First Looking into Chapman’s Homer from the New Zealand Pavilion at the 54th Venice Biennale, Italy and its recent presentation at Musée du quai Branly, Paris, France. On First Looking into Chapman’s Homer is currently on display until 29 July as part of the Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu Outer Spaces, presented with NG at 212 Madras Street, Christchurch. He Kōrero Pūrākau mo Te Awanui o Te Motu: story of a New Zealand river is being played throughout the exhibition in a room overlooking the inner-city red zone, while on the vacant ground below, Chapman’s Homer and A Peak in Darien take their place amongst the earthquake debris. Please visit this link for further details. On First Looking into Chapman’s Homer will also be exhibited at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington from 25 August – 23 September 2012.


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