Kiwi Car Culture Laps Venice

NZ’s representative at the Venice Biennale – Michael Stevenson – praised in Time Pacific for his “finely calibrated sense of irony.” Stevenson’s main installation – ‘This is the Trekka’ – places NZ’s Cold War era attempt at a mass-produced all-terrain vehicle in the incongruous surroundings of an 18th century Venetian church. “Employing fictional devices and conspiracy theories, Stevenson cleverly concocts a time capsule of NZ before globalization, of innocence mixed with paranoia.”

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