Lisa Reihana (b.1964, Auckland, New Zealand) lives in Auckland and has affiliations with Nga Puhi as well as English and Welsh ancestry. Reihana works with a range of materials including video, photography, sculpture, sound and fashion. She has exhibited extensively, representing New Zealand in the 2000 Sydney Biennale, the 2002 Noumea Biennale, the Art Asia Pacific Triennial in 1996 and 2003, and Science Fictions at the Singapore Art Museum in 2003.
Reihana’s Native Portraits has been shown in Wellington, Auckland and New York. Digital Marae has been exhibited in Auckland, Lower Hutt and Whangarei. This year Reihana exhibited three works in Public Private: Auckland Triennial (2004) at the Auckland Art Gallery. Reihana is also involved with the Love Will Make Love Foundation, whose short film Fantastic Egg screened at Soliton Regent Theatre in Auckland and was part of Iki And Thanks For All The Ika, a group show that has traveled to Lithuania, Rarotonga and Sweden. Reihana has completed residencies at the Institute for Modern Art in Brisbane and The Banff New Media Center in Canada in 2003.
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