Lisa Reihana: He Wai Ngunguru, Nomads of the Sea
Lisa Reihana: He Wai Ngunguru, Nomads of the Sea Lisa Reihana: He Wai Ngunguru, He Kaipaoe Moana
Ngāpuhi, Ngāi Tūpoto, Ngāti Hine, Ngāituteauru
Lisa Reihana, CNZM is a pioneering moving image and digital media artist. Of Ngapuhi descent Reihana’s practice spans across four decades as she innovatively explores history, culture, and identity through performance, photography, installations, and multimedia. Her immersive works traverse fact and fiction, offering an interpretive viewpoint that beings fresh perspectives on colonial encounters and the dynamics between indigenous communities and European settlers.
Through her groundbreaking artistic contributions, Lisa Reihana has played a key role in the development of video, film and moving image within contemporary New Zealand art and her practice has made a significant contribution to the development of Māori moving image and contemporary Māori art inspiring a new generation of Māori digital media artists.
Ko Lisa Reihana MNZM he whakaatūranga nukunuku paionia me te ringa toi matihiko pae pāpāho Nō te taihekenga Ngāpuhi ko ngā mahi a Reihana ka whakawhitiwhiti i te whā tekau tau me tana totoro auaha i te hitōria, te ahurea, me te tuakiri mā roto i te whakaataata, te tango whakaahua, ngā puninga me ngā rongo rau. Ko ana mahi ruruku ka whakawhiti i te meka me te kōrero paki, ka tohatoha i te tirohanga whakamāori ka kawe tirohanga hou ki runga i ngā whakataunga whakataiwhenua me ngā hihiritanga waenganui i ngā hāpori taketake me ngā tāngata whai Pākehā.