Rangituhia Hollis

Rangituhia Hollis is of Ngati Porou and Ngati Kahungunu descent. Born in Napier, New Zealand, he has been exhibiting his art publicly for 20 years. He currently lives in South Auckland, and is a Teacher of Art and Digital Technologies. The video work on CIRCUIT is drawn from various installation projects 2002-20 and includes completed works, excerpts and tests, reflecting his iterative practice, and an established practice of sharing work in development with students.

For examples of Rangituhia's ongoing writing, work in other mediums and work in progress, see his website.

CIRCUIT Resources

Podcast with Israel Randell (2020)
Essay by Thomasin Sleigh (2020)
Essay by Rebecca Boswell (2016)
Essay by Huhana Smith (2012)

CIRCUIT Projects

Sovereign Pacific / Pacific Sovereigns (2020)
Tai timu! Tai pari! The tide ebbs, the tide flows, Remai Modern, Saskatoon, Canada (2020)
Masons Screen (commission) (2019)

Selected Exhibitions

2021
Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Sovereign Pacific / Pacific Sovereigns, Artspace Aotearoa, Auckland 
Sovereign Pacific / Pacific Sovereigns, The Arts Centre, Christchurch 
Across the Face of the Moon, Oberhausen Short Film Festival, Germany

2020
Moana Legacy, Tautai, Auckland
Tai timu! Tai pari! The tide ebbs, the tide flows, Remai Modern, Saskatoon, Canada

2019
the spACE betWEen us, Blak Dot Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
Māori Moving Image: An Open Archive, Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt / Christchurch City Art Gallery Te Puna O Waiwhetū
Glass House,  Nathan Homestead - Manurewa Arts Centre, Auckland

2018
EAST 2018, Hastings City Art Gallery

2017
InDigiNous Aotearoa, Urban Shaman Contemporary Aboriginal Art, Winnipeg, Canada

2016
Tahunga, Hastings City Art Gallery

2015
The hive hums with many minds, Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts, Auckland

2014
Since 1984 – He aha te ahurea-rua?, ST PAUL St Gallery, AUT, Auckland

2013
Kaihono Ahua: Vision Mixer, The Suter Art Gallery, Nelson

2012
Te Hiko Hou, New Zealand Film Archive mediagallery, Wellington

2011
Essentially Indigenous, (conference screening) National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian, New York, USA

2010
Kapua, Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington
Wero, Viewfinder (The New Zealand Film Archive), Auckland Central Public Library
Ka wiwi, Ka Wawa, Tairawhiti Museum, Gisborne

2008-09
Cityscapers: By the Throat, University of Edinburgh, Scotland / British Council, London, UK / College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia