Lisa Reihana

EDUCATION
2014 MDES School of Visual Art and Design, Unitec
1987 BFA Elam School of Fine Arts, Auckland University

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2021

ihi - mother & son, Milford Gallery, Dunedin, NZ
2020

Nomads of the Sea, Gallery Sally Dan Cuthbert, Sydney, Australia
In the Shadow of Venus - Lisa Reihana and Pacific Taonga, MARKK Museum am Rothemburg, Hamburg, Germany
2019

in Pursuit of Venus [infected], Art Gallery of Ontario, Ontario, Canada
in Pursuit of Venus [infected], Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia
in Pursuit of Venus [infected], de Young Museum, San Francisco, USA
in Pursuit of Venus [infected], Norval Museum of Art, Cape Town, South Africa
in Pursuit of Venus [infected], Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
Lisa Reihana, Emissaries, Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, Hawaii
2018

whitianga <> the crossing, Milford Gallery, Dunedin, NZ
Lisa Reihana, Emissaries, John Curtin University Gallery, Perth, Australia
Lisa Reihana, Cinemania, Campbelltown Art Centre, Sydney, Australia
2017

Extrait d’image, Milford Gallery, Dunedin, NZ
Lisa Reihana, Emissaries, Biennale Arte 2017, Venice, Italy
Lisa Reihana, Allpress Gallery, Auckland, NZ
2016

in Pursuit of Venus, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
3 x 4, Milford Gallery, Dunedin, NZ
Lisa Reihana, Fehily Contemporary, Sydney, Australia
Lisa Reihana, Fehily Contemporary, Melbourne, Australia
2015

in Pursuit of Venus [infected], Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
in Pursuit of Venus [infected], Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, NZ
2014

in Pursuit of Venus, AxeNeo7, Gatineaux, Canada
Pelt & Nga Hau e Wha, Tairawhiti Museum, Gisborne NZ
Mareikura, Articule Gallery, Montreal, Canada
PELT, Allpress Gallery, Auckland, NZ
2013

in Pursuit of Venus, A-Space Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2012

in Pursuit of Venus, Alberton House, Auckland NZ
2007

Digital Marae, Govett Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, NZ
Native Portraits, Museo Laboratoriao Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy
2006

Some Girls + Colour of Sin, Snowhite Gallery, Auckland, NZ
2005

Mai i te aroha, ko te Aroha Te Ara a Hine, Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, NZ
New Works, Adam Art Gallery, Wellington, NZ
2004

the colour of sin, Ramp Gallery, Hamilton, NZ
2003

Digital Marae, Dowse Museum, Lower Hutt; Whangarei Art Museum, NZ
Readymade, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia
2002

pancake, ASA Gallery, Auckland, NZ
flight "Cuckoo Project ", Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, NZ
2000

reihanamations films, Adelaide Biennale, Adelaide, Australia

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2021

Unnatural History, Herbert Art Gallery, Coventry UK
2020

Wheke Roroheko 'Pacific Sisters Online', Auckland NZ
Toi Tu Toi Ora, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, Auckland NZ
Southern Transmissions, Contemporary Video Art From Oceania, Duolun Museum of Modern Art Centre, Shanghai China
Waitohu, Waikato Art Museum, Hamilton NZ
Nirin Sydney Biennale Cockatoo Island , Sydney, Australia
Christian Louboutin L'exhibitionist, Palais de la Porte Dorée, Paris, France
A Sea of Islands - Masterpieces from Oceania, Museum Volkenkunde, Leiden, Holland
2019

The scene in which I find myself / Or, where does my body belong, Govett Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, NZ
Time Cubism, Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju, South Korea
Toronto Biennale, Toronto, Canada
Cosmopolis, Georges Pompidou Centre, Paris, France
Māori Moving Image, An Open Archive Christchurch Art Gallery, Christchurch, NZ
Forster in Wörlitz, South Sea Romanticism, Wörlitz Foundation, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
From the Shore, Pataka Art Museum, Porirua, NZ
Māori Moving Image, An Open Archive, Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt, NZ
Garden of Memories, Malcolm Smith Gallery, Auckland, NZ
Oceania, Quai Branly Museum, Paris, France
Dark Rituals, Magic Relics Academy Gallery, University of Tasmania, Launceston, Australia
Leaving the Echo Chamber, Sharjah Biennale 14, Sharjah Art Foundation, UAE
Pacific Sisters, Fashion Activists, Auckland Art Gallery - Toi o Tamaki, Auckland, NZ
Adelaide International, Samstag Museum, International Arts Festival Adelaide, Australia
2018

Pulima Art Festival, MOCA, Taipei, Taiwan
APT-9, QAGOMA, Brisbane, Australia
Oceania, Royal Academy, London UK
Toulouse Art Festival, Theatre Garonne, Toulouse, France
Dark Rituals, Magic Relics, USC Art Gallery, Sunshine Coast, Australia
Half the Picture, A Feminist Look at the Collection, Brooklyn Art Museum, New York USA
From the Shore, Te Uru Gallery, Auckland, NZ
Pacific Sisters, Fashion Activists, Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington NZ
2017

Colonial Afterlives, Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Tasmania, Australia
Stress Field, Hubei Fine Art Museum, Wuhan, China
Still Like Air I Rise, Physics Room, Christchurch, NZ
The Long Story, QAGOMA, Brisbane Australia
The Gendered Lens, Milford Gallery, Dunedin, NZ
Honolulu Biennale, Honolulu, Hawaii
Still Like Air I Rise, St Paul's Gallery, Auckland NZ
2016

Kochi Mizuris Biennale, Kerala, India
Ata Te Tangata, Pingyao Photography Biennale, Pingyao, China
Nga Mahi Whakatekateka, Johnathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch NZ
Pop-Up, Milford Gallery, Christchurch, NZ
Walters Art Prize, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland NZ
Festpac, Guam Museum, Hagatna, Guam
He Waka Eke Noa, Milford Gallery, Dunedin NZ
Silent Karanga, Maoriland Film Festival, Otaki, NZ
2015

Dead Ringers, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth Australia
A Permanent Mark, Pinnacles Gallery, Townsville, Australia
Colonial Afterlives, Salamanca Art Centre, Hobart, Australia
Tranquility Disturb'd, National Portrait Gallery, Wellington, NZ
Show & Tell, Milford Gallery, Dunedin, NZ
2014

Te Hau a Uru, Te Uru Gallery, Auckland NZ
Other Waters, Te Tuhi Gallery, Auckland, NZ
Signature Art Prize, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
Toi Maori Markt, TSB Bank Arena, Wellington, NZ
Whakapono, faith and foundations, Hocken Library, Dunedin, NZ
Binding and Looping, University of Hawaii Gallery, Honolulu, USA
Foreshore Kaitiakitanga, Splore Art and Music Festival, Tapapakanga, NZ
2013

eight@six, Silo Park, Auckland, NZ
Suspended Histories, Museum Van Loon, Amsterdam, Holland
2012

Partner Dance, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, NZ
Contact – Artists from Aotearoa, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
Home on Native Land, TIFF Bell Lightbox, Toronto, Canada
Beyond Likeness, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, Perth, Australia
Restless, Samstag Museum, International Arts Festival Adelaide, Australia
2011

Oceania, Imagining the Pacific, Wellington City Gallery, Wellington, NZ
E Tu Ake, Maori Standing Strong, Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, NZ
Uncontainable Second Nature, ISEA Istanbul Biennale. Cumhuriyet Gallery, Maksem, Istanbul
Stop [the] gap, Samstag Museum, Adelaide, Australia
Close Encounters, the next 500 years, Plug In, Winnipeg, Canada
2010

Edge of Elsewhere, Campbelltown Art Centre, Sydney, Australia
Nga Hau e Wha, 4A Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Singular Companions, Govett Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, NZ
Ethknowcentrix, October Gallery, London, UK
Roundabout, City Gallery, Wellington, NZ
Unnerved, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia
Nga Hau e Wha, Lopdell Gallery, Auckland, NZ
Trickster, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Gyeonggi, Korea
Mana Maori, Museum Volkenkunde, Leiden, Holland
Re-counting Coup A, Space Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2009

Anne Landa Digital Art Award, AGNSW, Sydney, Australia
In Pursuit of the Ancestral Realm, Kaohsiung Museum, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Maui AM I Scared, Boy (EH), Govett Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, NZ
Te Taonga Tuturu, Whakatane Museum, Whakatane, NZ
Ka Mau te Wehi, St Paul St Gallery, Auckland, NZ
Latitudes La Habana Biennale, Centro Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales, Habana, Cuba
Move Me, Webbs, Auckland, NZ
Mind Games, Artspace Hawkes Bay Cultural Trust, Hastings, NZ
2008

Walters Art Prize, New Gallery, Auckland, NZ
Liverpool Biennale, Foundation for Art and Creative Technology, Liverpool, UK
Te Taitanga Bind Together, Southwest School of Art Texas, USA
Dateline, Govett Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, NZ
Latitudes, Jean Tjibaou Centre, New Caledonia
2007

Dateline, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany
Global Feminisms, Brooklyn Museum, New York, USA
Video Block 3 – Neuseeland, Peng raum fur kunst, Mannheim, Germany
2006

Tamaki of 100 Suitors ‘5-4-3-2-1’, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, NZ
Unwrapped, Missoula Art Museum, Texas, USA
Pasifika Styles, Cambridge Museum, Cambridge, UK
2005

Latitudes Terres du Pacifique, Hotel de Ville, Paris, France
Uncanny, Artspace Gallery, Auckland, NZ
Parallel Practices, Artspace Hawkes Bay Cultural Trust, Hastings, NZ
Toi Maori The Eternal Thread, War Memorial Museum, Auckland, NZ
Remember New Zealand, Artspace Gallery, Auckland, NZ
Kei hea te putake o te korari? Te Runanga A Iwi O Nga Puhi, Kaikohe, NZ
2004

The Nature Machine, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
Remember New Zealand, Sao Paolo Biennale, Sao Paolo, Brasil
Face Value, The Arts at St Marks Garage, Honolulu, Hawaii
slow rushes, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania
McCahon, Hotere, Reihana, Milford Gallery, Auckland, NZ
Readymade, Mori Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Tumatanui Tumataiti / Public Private, Auckland Triennial Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, NZ,
Paradise Now?, Asia Society Museum, New York, USA
IKI and thanks for all the IKA, Artspace Gallery, Auckland, NZ
Toi Maori The Eternal Thread,  Pataka Gallery, Porirua; Rotorua Museum, Rotorua, NZ
2003

Tau Ana, Whangarei Art Museum, Whangarei, NZ
IKI and thanks for the IKA, Contemporary Arts Centre, Lithuania; National Museum,Rarotonga
Nii’kso’kowa, The Other Gallery, Banff, Canada
Traffic, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, Australia
Science Fictions, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
Cuckoo, Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö, Sweden
Put Out More Flags, Archill Gallery, Auckland, NZ
Striking Poses – NZ Portrait Photography, Te Papa Museum, Wellington, NZ
Lush, Custom Street Windows, Auckland, NZ
Airspace, Artspace Gallery, Auckland, NZ
2002

d’Tail, Mataora Gallery, Auckland, NZ
Asia Pacific Triennial, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
Taiawhiao ,Te Papa Tongarewa Museum, Wellington, NZ
Lush, Platform 1, Melbourne, Australia
Grammar, Subjects & Objects, Govett Brewster, New Plymouth; New Gallery, Auckland, NZ

 

FELLOWSHIPS & AWARDS
2018 Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit
2017 Distinguished Alumni Auckland University, Auckland NZ
2015 Te Tohu Toi Kē Te Waka Toi Maori Arts Innovation Award, Creative New Zealand, NZ
Best Experimental Film imagineNative Film Festival Canada Tai Whetuki - House of Death
2014 Arts Laureate New Zealand Arts Foundation, NZ
Intersections Fellow University of Hawaii, USA
2013 Montalvo Artist in Residence California, USA
2009 McCahon Artist in Residence Auckland, NZ
SCANZ Digital Artist in Residence New Plymouth, NZ
2006 Digital Artist in Residence Waikato University, NZ
2004 Best New Media Website, Honourable Mention imagineNative Festival Toronto, Canada
2003 Communion & Other Conversations Residency Banff New Media Centre, Banff, Canada
Artist in Residence Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia
1992 Artist in Residence Trustbank Canterbury, Christchurch Arts Centre, NZ
1988 Artist in Residence Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, Australia

 

COMMISSIONS
2020 Ihi Aotea Centre, Auckland NZ
2018 Tiramarama Way Wraight Associates & Paanuku, Auckland NZ
2017 Justice Ellen Melville Hall, Auckland NZ
2016 Ngahere Auckland City Limits, Western Springs, Auckland NZ
2015 Mitimiti Atamira Dance Company, Moving Image Design, Q Theatre, Auckland NZ
Tai Whetuki - House of Death Auckland Arts Festival 2015
2011 Rangimarie Last Dance Q Theatre, Auckland, NZ
2010 Victoria Park Tunnel Te To Bridge, Victoria Park & Motorway Designs Auckland NZ
Te Po o Matariki Corbans Estate; Bruce Mason Theatre, NZ
2008 Mai i te aroha, ko te aroha Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, NZ
1998 Native Portraits n.19897 Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, NZ

CURATORIAL
2012 Colour Renders Broadside Billboard Unitec, Auckland, NZ
2011 Upstream Midstream Downstream Snowhite Gallery, Auckland, NZ
2008 Purapurawhetu Snowhite Gallery, Auckland, NZ
Sacred Marks, Samoan Styles Snowhite Gallery, Auckland, NZ
2006 Restless Moving Image Centre, Auckland, NZ
BROADCAST WORKS
2005 Public Art Cultural Icons Art Documentary 40 min Artsville, TVNZ Writer | Director
2004 Mediarena - Contemporary art from Japan Art Documentary 23 min Writer | Director