When We Dream is a landscape of visions. Pockets of narrative emerge within the installation, while the unknown fizzes and pops beneath the shiny and playful surfaces. In each diorama Parekowhai merges fictional realities with historical context, exploring moments that slip between the real and unreal.

Exhibition Dates: 10 September – 13 October 2018
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Michael Parekowhai Acts III, 2015; bronze; 164 pieces: 77.5 x 11 x 2cm each; 2 frames: 360 x 90 x 5cm. Installation dimensions variable; Enquire
Michael Parekowhai Acts III, 2015
bronze
164 pieces: 77.5 x 11 x 2cm each; 2 frames: 360 x 90 x 5cm. Installation dimensions variable
Michael Parekowhai They Comfort Me, 2015; painted aluminium; 253 x 26.5 x 5cm (black frame); 253 x 197 x 5cm (red frame); 253 x 101 x 5cm (green frame); 253 x 101 x 5cm (blue frame);  253 x 197 x 5cm (yellow frame).  Installation dimensions variable; Enquire
Michael Parekowhai They Comfort Me, 2015
painted aluminium
253 x 26.5 x 5cm (black frame); 253 x 197 x 5cm (red frame); 253 x 101 x 5cm (green frame); 253 x 101 x 5cm (blue frame); 253 x 197 x 5cm (yellow frame). Installation dimensions variable
Michael Parekowhai The Song of the Frog, 2005; automotive paint on fibreglass; 30 x 240 x 60 cm; Enquire
Michael Parekowhai The Song of the Frog, 2005
automotive paint on fibreglass
30 x 240 x 60 cm
Michael Parekowhai The Night Watch, 2018; fibreglass and automotive paint; 200 x 100 x 100 cm; Edition of 3; Enquire
Michael Parekowhai The Night Watch, 2018
fibreglass and automotive paint
200 x 100 x 100 cm
Edition of 3
Michael Parekowhai Kapa Haka (large maquette), 2015; automotive paint on polyurethane; 65 x 18 x 14 cm; Enquire
Michael Parekowhai Kapa Haka (large maquette), 2015
automotive paint on polyurethane
65 x 18 x 14 cm
Michael Parekowhai Two Drifters, Off to See the World, 2011; fibreglass, automotive paint; two parts: 140 x 48 x 45 cm; 150 x 48 x 40 cm; Edition of 3; Enquire
Michael Parekowhai Two Drifters, Off to See the World, 2011
fibreglass, automotive paint
two parts: 140 x 48 x 45 cm; 150 x 48 x 40 cm
Edition of 3
Michael Parekowhai Two Drifters, Off to See the World, 2011; fibreglass, automotive paint; two parts: 140 x 48 x 45 cm; 150 x 48 x 40 cm; Edition of 3; Enquire
Michael Parekowhai Two Drifters, Off to See the World, 2011
fibreglass, automotive paint
two parts: 140 x 48 x 45 cm; 150 x 48 x 40 cm
Edition of 3
Michael Parekowhai The Moment of Cubism (Pallet) & Nude Descending a Staircase (Tree), 2010; hand-finished bronze, patina; Tree size: 120 x 45 x 45cm, Pallet size: 15 x 118 x 88cm; Enquire
Michael Parekowhai The Moment of Cubism (Pallet) & Nude Descending a Staircase (Tree), 2010
hand-finished bronze, patina
Tree size: 120 x 45 x 45cm, Pallet size: 15 x 118 x 88cm
Michael Parekowhai A Critique From Within, 2015; wood and gold plated steel; 84 x 40 x 50 cm; Edition of 32; Enquire
Michael Parekowhai A Critique From Within, 2015
wood and gold plated steel
84 x 40 x 50 cm
Edition of 32
Michael Parekowhai Constitution Hill, 2011; polychromed bronze; 110 x 35 x 35 cm; Enquire
Michael Parekowhai Constitution Hill, 2011
polychromed bronze
110 x 35 x 35 cm
Michael Parekowhai The Bosom of Abraham, #2, 2004; fluorescent bulb, Italian light fitting and screen printed vinyl; 130 x 22 x 8 cm; Edition of 7; Enquire
Michael Parekowhai The Bosom of Abraham, #2, 2004
fluorescent bulb, Italian light fitting and screen printed vinyl
130 x 22 x 8 cm
Edition of 7
Michael Parekowhai Kapa Haka (maquette), 2015; automotive paint on polyurethane; 41 x 17 x 13 cm; Edition of 30 + AP 3; Enquire
Michael Parekowhai Kapa Haka (maquette), 2015
automotive paint on polyurethane
41 x 17 x 13 cm
Edition of 30 + AP 3
Michael Parekowhai Over the Rainbow, 2015; mauve; fibreglass, automotive paint; 41 x 14 x 12 cm; Enquire
Michael Parekowhai Over the Rainbow, 2015
mauve
fibreglass, automotive paint
41 x 14 x 12 cm