October 21, 2015
Lisa Reihana, in Pursuit of Venus [infected] 2015, multi-channel video (still), Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of Auckland Art Gallery.

2017 Venice Biennale: New Zealand’s artist and curator announced

The Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa has approved and is pleased to announce Lisa Reihana as New Zealand’s artist for the 57th Venice Biennale in 2017. Reihana’s panoramic video in Pursuit of Venus [infected] will travel to Venice. […]
March 21, 2016
Outside view of Tesa dell'Isolotto. An old, long brick building, with craved archways cut into the right side of the building.

New Zealand’s venue announced for 2017 Venice Biennale

An historic naval warehouse in the heart of the Arsenale exhibition district will be the venue for Lisa Reihana’s media-based exhibition at the Venice Art Biennale in 2017. The New Zealand pavilion will be housed in the Tesa dell’Isolotto, one […]
September 27, 2016

Four artists announced for the Walters Prize 2016

Four outstanding artists nominated for 2016 Walters Prize. “The Walters Prize is dedicated to presenting the very best of New Zealand contemporary art and the exhibition is on at Auckland Art Gallery from Saturday 16 July to Sunday 30 October, […]
September 27, 2016

Sponsorship announced for Lisa Reihana exhibition at 2017 Venice Biennale

Allpress Espresso has confirmed it will sponsor New Zealand’s presentation by Lisa Reihana at the 2017 Venice Art Biennale. With roasteries in Auckland, Dunedin, Sydney, Melbourne, London and Tokyo, Allpress has a global reach and sees support for the exhibition […]
December 19, 2016

New Zealand at Venice selects Exhibition Attendants for 2017

Author: Jude Chambers We are delighted to announce our Exhibition Attendants for Lisa Reihana: Emissaries in 2017. With over 75 applications for the positions this year, choosing the attendants was a big job, especially given the high standard of applicants. […]
February 1, 2017
Still taken from video artwork “in Pursuit of Venus [infected]” depicting Joseph Banks in conversation with a Tahitian Chief and wife, meanwhile an agitated English sailor receives a traditional Polynesian tattoo.

Lisa Reihana and Rhana Devenport in conversations at Allpress Studio

Admired arts luminaries discuss everything from Venus to Venice at intimate event, 21 February Lovers of good conversation and great coffee are invited to the Allpress Studio in Auckland on Tuesday 21 February for an exclusive event with two of […]