Lisa Reihana

Wog Features

Wog Features by Lisa Reihana

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Lisa Reihana was an early student of the intermedia department at Elam School of Fine Arts. There she specialised in film-making. Her first short experimental films developed her interest in the ‘efficiency’ of animation to capture new audiences. In short rhythmic edits she tackles subjects of Māori

culture and politics in the style of a music video. Wog Features reflects the rising politicisation of indigenous art practice. The beatbox soundtrack was a collaboration with curator George Hubbard, and the feeling of community evident in the film is continued in Reihana’s later work with the Pacific Sisters.

Title
Wog Features
Artist/creator
Production date
1990
Medium
single channel video, standard definition (SD), 4:3, colour, stereo sound
Dimensions
7min 50sec
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2005
Accession no
2005/13/1
Copyright
Copying restrictions apply
Department
New Zealand Art
Display status
Not on display

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