'Mahuika' by Lisa Reihana
'Mahuika' (2001) is one of the mythological images in Lisa Reihana’s ambitious photographic and video project 'Digital marae'. The imposing figure represents the goddess of fire. Reihana uses digital media to create portable symbols of ancestral figures, which were ...
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