Shannon Te Ao | Aotearoa New Zealand | 2015 | 5 MIN | Experimental
Friday 21 October 2016 | 2:30 PM
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 2
Screening as part of B[e]arings: Experimental Shorts
A procession of potted plants slowly moves its way across the screen as a melancholy voiceover speaks to life’s mundane and frightening nature.
Shannon Te Ao is an artist, writer and curator whose current research interests include performance and video art practices. The majority of Te Ao’s recent artistic output has seen him investigating and responding to material drawn from Māori paradigms, testing the implications of alternative creative, social and linguistic models in relation to contemporary video art and other performative practices.