Michael Parekowhai

Michael Parekowhai mines the gap between photography and sculpture creating a never-ending variety of artworks. They range from giant pick-up sticks to stuffed rabbits to mannequins to photographs and light boxes. He represented New Zealand at the 2011 Venice Biennale. His work is featured in most major private and public collections in New Zealand and Australia and many overseas collections.In 2001 he was a recipient of the New Zealand Arts Foundation Laureate Award.