Story: Contemporary Māori art – ngā toi hōu

Lisa Reihana (2nd of 2)

Lisa Reihana

This photo shows 'Mahuika', part of Lisa Reihana's 'Digital marae' series of digital photographs of iconic Māori figures, both legendary and historical. The photographs, which used Reihana's family and friends as models, are printed on 2-metre-high aluminium sheets. As well as photography, Reihana has worked in the media of film, sculpture, installation and performance art.

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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Reference: O.026798
Artwork by Lisa Reihana

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Courtesy of Lisa Reihana

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How to cite this page:

Jonathan Mane-Wheoki, 'Contemporary Māori art – ngā toi hōu - Contemporary Māori art in the 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 3 July 2022)

Story by Jonathan Mane-Wheoki, published 22 Oct 2014