City Gallery

Past exhibition

Janet Lilo: Hit Me With Your Best Shot (The Remix)

9 July–10 September 2013

In Hit Me With Your Best Shot (The Remix), Janet Lilo addresses post-earthquake Christchurch. Her installation includes a video of slacklining, a popular new sport. In the video, a nylon material is tensioned between two anchor points that allows the ‘slacker’ to practice balance. Their performance reflects reality for Christchurch residents, treading a line between notions of home and displacement. The show also includes a photomontage that combines pop-culture imagery with portraits of locals.