Ōtākaro is indicative of a new sincerity in New Zealand art at the moment—a post-postmodern moment whereby artists are re-engaging with traditional myths in a manner that is both sincere and critical. In Ōtākaro Reweti and Te Tau draw upon their Māori heritage to collaboratively explore the narratives and identities associated with the river—interpreting them through a modern sci-fi lens to generate a mythology relevant to, and effective in, the twenty-first century.
Circuit Artist Film & Video NZOpening next week in Wgtn, Cyber Nectar is a festival of pop up exhibitions and events taking place during 28 September - 16 October, presented by the collective Lokal Stories. Exploring technology and the body, there's a dizzying amount of installations and events feat work by CIRCUIT artists Jordana Bragg and Laura Duffy, check it out! http://ow.ly/u0pd304poPO