Easter Island, Myths and Popular Culture
by Ian Conrich
published by Museums and Galleries, Middlesbrough Council (2011)
An exhibition catalogue has been published to accompany the travelling exhibition, Easter, Island, Myths and Popular Culture. The book is heavily illustrated and contains all of the text from the exhibition's 39 panels. The book includes a discussion of the stone figures (moai), the Easter Islanders, and explorers such as Captain Cook and Thor Heyerdahl. It's main focus is an extensive consideration of the representation of the island in comic books, cartoons, computer games, music, animation, and film. With subject contributions from Roy Smith, Martyn Harris, Frieder Wahl, and Dan Bendrups.