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News - NZ at Venice
June 16, 2017

Kiwi learners to explore New Zealand artwork at the Venice Biennale through digital resource

Secondary art and social sciences students can explore contemporary New Zealand Māori artist Lisa Reihana’s work through a new digital learning resource. Launched 16 June 2017, the digital resource has been designed by Te Papa to support classroom learning through […]
June 2, 2017

My first week: mesmerised media and audiences

Talei Si’ilata is one of the lovely Exhibition Attendants for Lisa Reihana: Emissaries. Our attendants each spend approximately six weeks in Venice between May and November 2017. Talei blogs (below) about her first week in Venice during the Vernissage. When […]
May 10, 2017
Lisa Reihana. Biennale Arte 2017. Photo: Michael Hall.

New Zealand’s pavilion opens in Venice with ‘Lisa Reihana: Emissaries’

New Zealand’s pavilion at the 57th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia featuring Lisa Reihana’s panoramic video in Pursuit of Venus [infected], 2015—17 was officially opened tonight (NZ time) by Governor-General, Her Excellency The Rt Hon Dame Patsy […]
February 21, 2017
Captain James Cook and his John Shelton clock – Lisa Reihana, detail in Pursuit of Venus [infected] 2015–17 Ultra HD video, colour, sound, 64 min.

Global arts and science unite in unique sponsorship for Lisa Reihana exhibition at Biennale Arte 2017 in Venice

The world’s most eminent scientific academy is supporting New Zealand’s presentation by Lisa Reihana at the Biennale Arte 2017 in Venice. The Royal Society UK – which played a vital role in Aotearoa New Zealand’s early history – is sponsoring Lisa Reihana: Emissaries in […]
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 […]
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. […]