was raised a Catholic in Northland, where Catholicism
In short, they are works that - though I wouldn't want to shout this too loudly - I would much rather own and enjoy looking at each day than I would a Ralph Hotere
Ralph Hotere's father was the village's designated Catechist so, if the priest could not make it to Mitimiti to say Mass, he would conduct the Sunday service.
Hotere's integration of Catholicism and Maoritanga reminds us that Christianity was, in essence, based upon a New Covenant--it was a religion which, by its very nature, sought to graft itself onto the traditions of the people who encountered it.
11): the title Still Shines when You Think of Iris taken from one of O'Sullivan's finest poems, the lines of which, in the words of Murray Bramwell, describe his persona Butcher's 'numinous vision'; the cover, a painting in brilliant blue by Ralph Hotere
, seems to conjure up the sky when it is most vividly illuminated by the sun.
Among artists used for this purpose were Barry Cleavin, Murray Grimsdale, Jeffrey Harris, Ralph Hotere
, Michael Illingworth, Colin and Anne McCahon, Olivia Spencer-Bower, Anthony Stones, Garth Tapper and Philip Trusttum.
Scott Momaday (Kiowa/Cherokee); 'Tangata Whenua', composed by the Maori hip-hop group Upper Hutt Posse; 'Blood Quantum', written by the Hawaiian poet Naomi Losch; and 'When I of Fish Eat', written by the Maori poet Rowley Habib (also known as Rore Hapipi) and illustrated by the Maori artist Ralph Hotere
. The 'unique' interpretive movements I trace through these juxtapositions are linked by a focus on analyzing how the presence or absence of indigenous language functions in each text, a focus that emerged over time from the experience of working with the juxtapositions themselves.
Flocking and shoaling describes the clustering and movement of essays with similar themes and topics (Wedde returns in different essays, for instance, to Fomison, Brunton, Hotere
The front and reverse covers of the book carry colour photographs of the front and reverse sides of 'Black Windows', a painting by Ralph Hotere
. These illustrations, together with the book itself, form a triptych which matches the triple division of the text as if it were a room with windows at either end.
February 19-22 Hoteres
Japan Tokyo, Japan Web: www.jma.or.jp/hcj/eng/
FOODEX Japan 2004 & HOTERES
2004, Tokyo, Japan.
March 9-12 FOODEX Japan 2004 & HOTERES
2004, Tokyo, Japan.