"Te marama looms over Hollis’s writing and the resulting video work. Or rather, te marama appears to be the thread that weaves through Hollis’s thinking and making; the moon follows a car through the night; considers the Earth from a distance, and sends out a karanga to someone observing from below. Across the Face of the Moon knits together huge arcs of time—time measured in incomprehensible mind-bending things like moons and galaxies and eons and the distance between stars—with observances on a smaller scale: a couple contemplating their journey as parents to their young son."
This is a 2019 iteration of a work that is ongoing.
Clusters of axes gather, rise, and fall in a strange choreography.
Slapping poles, stomping on grating, rattling bike locks. Noises are made from the city of Edinburgh.
An unused test for the work Kei Mate Mangopare (2012).
A virtual reality video of a 3D model of Tangimangaone, the whare kai of Iri te Kura in Waipiro Bay.
In this podcast Israel Randell talks to Rangituhia Hollis about his CIRCUIT Artist Cinema Commission Across the face of the Moon.
History, The Sky, and The Street: Three New Commissions for Mason’s Screen
New works by Rachel O'Neill, Rangituhia Hollis, and a collborative work by Max Fleury and Bena Jackson were the 2020 commissions for Masons Screen.