Cinemania - Lisa Reihana
Art Gallery Road, Campbelltown, NSW, 2560, Australia
13th January 2018 to 29th March 2018
Campbelltown Arts Centre presents Lisa Reihana’s first ever Australian survey showcasing three decades of video and photographic works. Cinemania will feature in Pursuit of Venus [infected], 2015—17, following its premiere at the 57th Venice Biennale, 2017. Almost ten years in the making, this work is a cinematic re-imagining of the French scenic wallpaper Les Sauvages de la Mer Pacifique, 1804—1805, or The Voyages of Captain Cook, and includes scenes featuring Campbelltown’s local Dharawal community. Lisa Reihana has used audio-visual technology to animate the wallpaper with real and invented narratives. To celebrate the final weekend of Lisa Reihana | Cinemania, Campbelltown Arts Centre presents a weekend of events. Lisa Reihana in conversation with Mami Kataoka Lisa and Mami will discuss what Biennales mean today and the linked themes between the 21st Biennale of Sydney and Cinemania, 1pm – Matavai Cultural Arts Matavai Cultural Arts will perform a new dance piece, commissioned by Campbelltown Arts Centre, in response to the themes explored in Cinemania and to thank Lisa Reihana on behalf of the local community. 2pm – Lisa Reihana and Michael Dagostino Director, Campbelltown Arts Centre, discuss in Pursuit of Venus (infected).