25 Oct 2015

Lisa Reihana takes in Pursuit of Venus [infected] to Venice

From Standing Room Only, 12:50 pm on 25 October 2015

A large scale animated video re-imagining based on an early 19th century series of images called the Savages of the Pacific Ocean, will represent New Zealand at the 2017 Venice Biennale. in Pursuit of Venus [infected] is an animated and re-imagined film of a 20 panel scenic wallpaper created in 1804 by French entrepreneur Joseph Dufour.

in Pursuit of Venus [infected]

in Pursuit of Venus [infected] 2015, multi-channel video (still), Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of Auckland Art Gallery, 2014 Photo: Lisa Reihana