Pakiwhaitara : Stories to tell…
This project was initiated by Michael Reed and supported by the School of Art & Design, Faculty of Creative Industries, Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology / Te Mitipuna 0 te Mitauraka, Christchurch, New Zealand.
For this print portfolio 20 artists from Australia, Mexico and New Zealand have contributed their interpretation of a myth or legend that has a personal resonance for them, based on fact or fiction, past or present. The imagery and stories reflect a diversity of cultural backgrounds, Maori, Pakeha, Zenadh Kes, Tongan, Chinese and Mexican. The images present a range of attitudes, from respectful to provocative reappraisals of past and present stories and issues.
The artists are: Anna Dalzell, Simon Edwards, Te Maari Gardiner-Ngata, Victor Hernandez, Ben Hodges, Kim Lowe,Euan Macleod, Kulimoe’anga Stone Maka, Riki Manuel, Arturo Meade, Xavier Meade, Elizabeth Moyle, Hannah Page, Samuel Reed, Michael Reed, Glen Stringer, Dylan Taylor, Kiri Te Wake, Sandra Thomson and Wayne Youle.
The edition for Euan Macleod was produced in collaboration with Michael Kempson, Cicada Press, Sydney. The edition for Ben Hodges was produced in collaboration with Paloma Ramos, Editions Tremblay – No Fixed Press, Cairns. The editions for Simon Edwards, Te Maari Gardiner-Ngata, Kulimoe’anga Stone Maka, Riki Manuel, Dylan Taylor, Wayne YouIe were printed in collaboration with Michael Reed at the School of Art & Design, Faculty of Creative Industries, Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology Te Matapuna 0 te Matauraka. The editions by Hannah Page, Samuel Reed, Michael Reed, Kiri Te Wake and Sandra Thomson were printed by the artists at the School of Art & Design.
All prints are A3 (297 x 420mm)