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MAU: House of Night and Day is a major installation by renowned director, choreographer, and multidisciplinary artist Lemi Ponifasio.
Includes some nudity, strobing, and loud audio
Some images and sounds may disorient
As founding director of MAU, the international theatre and creative forum, Lemi Ponifasio creates large scale productions and installations which have pioneered a radical approach to art crossing boundaries of ceremony, philosophy, culture, activism, and performance.
In this new installation, Ponifasio transforms Toi Art into an immersive live stage that acknowledges over 30 years of MAU projects.
Central to MAU: House of Night and Day is a new ritual performance based on Lagimoana, which Ponifasio created for the 56th International Venice Art Biennale 2015 curated by the late Okwui Enwezor.
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