The Radiare Whare (Meeting House) is an autobiographical exploration of self using Maori architectural conventions. The traditional view of the whare was as a metaphor for the human body; the rafters represent ribs, the ridge-pole as the backbone and the maihi (bargeboards) as the arms.
Description: Australian Hardwood, Teak, Auto paint.
Size:6m x 6m
History: This work was created for the Inaugural exhibition ‘Star Power’ for the Denver Museum of Contemporary Art (Denver MoCA) Oct 07.