Vehicle access: Our vehicle entrance will be reduced to one lane from 25 July until the end of November 2022, due to the construction of a new set of traffic lights outside Te Papa.
Info about vehicle access to Te Papa 25 Jul – Nov 2022

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Janet Lilo: Top16

Enter a giant, three-dimensional profile page.

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Janet Lilo developed this installation over 10 years, researching how people use social networking websites. She drew from thousands of images and videos she collected from Bebo, Myspace, Facebook, and YouTube – ‘a portal into people’s little worlds, infinite internet galleries’. The title refers to a Bebo feature that allowed users to rank 16 friends. The neon sign is inspired by a Bebo invitation to give friends virtual love hearts.

Lilo explores how social media allows us to shape our identities online – and reinvent the self-portrait form.

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