Special partnership of arts and science for Lisa Reihana exhibition at Biennale Arte 2017 in Venice

Our UK counterpart, The Royal Society is supporting New Zealand’s presentation by Lisa Reihana at the Biennale Arte 2017 in Venice, which opens in May.

The Royal Society supported the Pacific voyages of English navigator Captain James Cook to observe the Transit of Venus from the southern hemisphere which led to him to New Zealand’s shores and subsequently supported Cook’s mapping of them.

Read more: Global arts and science unite in unique sponsorship for Lisa Reihana exhibition at Biennale Arte 2017 in Venice.

Captain James Cook and his John Shelton clock – Lisa Reihana, detail in Pursuit of Venus [infected] 2015–17 Ultra HD video, colour, sound, 64 min.