Roger Mortimer | Exhibition Review: New Zealand Arts Review

September 22, 2020

Roger Mortimer’s exhibition Houhora has been reviewed by John Daly-Peoples for NZ Arts Review:

In his latest exhibition “Houhora” he uses cartographic maps of New Zealand which look as though they are from another time. He has populated these maps with images and narratives derived from the Bible and Dante’s Divine Comedy. The figures are in the style of medieval artists and the artists of the Trecento with several of the scenes worthy of the creations of Hieronymus Bosch.. the mixture of Christian iconography, mythical creatures, angels and demons seems appropriate and relevant at this time of global unease..”

You can read the full review here