Lisa Reihana | Cinemania: Closing Weekend

Lisa Reihana, In Pursuit of Venus [Infected], 2015-17. Single channel video, 16k Ultra-HD video, colour, sound, 64 mins. Supported by Creative New Zealand, New Zealand at Venice, Artprojects, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Park Road Post. Installation view, Lisa Reihana | Cinemania, Campbelltown Arts Centre, 2018

To celebrate the final weekend of Lisa Reihana | Cinemania, Campbelltown Arts Centre presents a weekend of events.
11am – Saturday, 24 March
Lisa Reihana in conversation with Mami Kataoka

In association with the 21st Biennale of Sydney and Lisa Reihana | Cinemania at Campbelltown Arts Centre, Lisa and Mami will discuss what Biennales mean today and the linked themes between the 21st Biennale of Sydney and Cinemania, Lisa’s first survey exhibition spanning three decades of practice.

Lisa Reihana presented work in the 12th Biennale of Sydney (2000) and represented New Zealand at the 57th La Biennale de Venezia (2017).

Mami Kataoka is Chief Curator at Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, and Artistic Director of the 21st Biennale of Sydney, SUPERPOSITION: Equilibrium & Engagement, running from 16 March – 11 June 2018 at venues across Sydney.

1pm – Matavai Cultural Arts
Matavai Cultural Arts will perform a new dance piece, commissioned by Campbelltown Arts Centre, in response to the themes explored in Cinemania and to thank Lisa Reihana on behalf of the local community.

2pm – Sunday, 25 March
Lisa Reihana and Michael Dagostino discuss in Pursuit of Venus (infected)

Audience members will be given a special insight into in Pursuit of Venus (infected) as Lisa Reihana and Michael Dagostino, Director, Campbelltown Arts Centre, discuss the work and address individual vignettes, scene by scene.

This discussion will be Auslan interpreted.


Lisa Reihana | Cinemania appears as part of the 2018 Sydney Festival program.
All events are free and bookings are not required.