Christopher Ulutupu

The Romantic Picturesque (Ladies) (2016)

8 minutes 17 seconds (looped)Single channel / Digital Video / Colour / Sound

"After exploring postcards of early 1900s tourism in the Pacific and artists such as Yuki Kihara and Lemi Ponifasio. I began to wonder what is exotic to me if I am the other? A beginning point which leads to the two video works and an ongoing question for future works."

Artist's statement

Ngā ataata nā Christopher UlutupuOther works by Christopher Ulutupu

CIRCUIT is the
leading voice
for artist moving image
in Aotearoa New Zealand,
distributing works,
critical review and
which reflect our unique, contemporary
South Pacific context.

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o Aotearoa, e tuku
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i ngā arotakenga
me ngā whakawhitinga
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ngā āhuatanga
motuhake o tō tātou noho i te ao hou ki
Te Moananui-a-Kiwa.