The Horn of Africa, great jutting peninsula (Somalia, Ethiopia), houses suspect links to recent global fear as well as the origins of the human race. As the title of Michael Parekowhai's major new sculpture, The Horn of Africa is also a Steinway concert grand piano balancing on the nose of a seal.

Exhibition Dates: 5 October – 28 October 2006
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Michael Parekowhai The Horn of Africa, 2006; automotive paint, wood, fibreglass, steel, brass; 395 x 200 x 260 cm; The artist acknowledges the co-operation and support of the NICAI Faculty, University of Auckland; enquire
The Horn of Africa, 2006
automotive paint, wood, fibreglass, steel, brass
395 x 200 x 260 cm; The artist acknowledges the co-operation and support of the NICAI Faculty, University of Auckland
Michael Parekowhai Parliament of Fools, 2006; automotive paint on polyurethane; 58 x 22 x 50 cm; The artist acknowledges the co-operation and support of the NICAI Faculty, University of Auckland; enquire
Parliament of Fools, 2006
automotive paint on polyurethane
58 x 22 x 50 cm; The artist acknowledges the co-operation and support of the NICAI Faculty, University of Auckland