Lisa REIHANA, Hinepukohurangi
Hinepukohurangi, 2001. Artist: Lisa Reihana. New Zealand born 1964. Colour photography Digital Type C colour photography (Chromira Digital Print). Lisa Reihana is a Maori multi media artist based in Aotearoa, New Zealand. Her inspiration from fantasy, advertising and computer games, rendering them almost instantly familiar to the viewer.
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Lisa Reihana is a multi-disciplinary artist whose practice explores how identity and history are represented, and how these intersect with concepts of place and community. The subjects of Reihana’s portraiture inhabit a world in which the boundaries of past, present, and future are mutable; their identities are likewise unfixed and transgress everyday expectations of cultural and social norms.