Locations: Whakahoro, The Whanganui River, Taranaki, Aotearoa / New Zealand.
Text: Paraphrases from the essay, "This is not a game: testimony and the making and unmaking of the child as a political subject" by Julia Emberley
Julia Emberley, “This is Not a Game: Testimony and the Cultural Construction of the Child as a Political Subject.” Australian Humanities Research. Special Issue. “Testimony and Trauma: New Directions.” 15.3 (2009): 48-64.
Sounds: Pūherehua jam at the Tahora folk festival, Jerome Kavanagh playing the poiāwhiowhio, pūtātara, pūtōrino + nguru; jam with Taonga Pūoro at a marae along the Whanganui River, various sounds courtesy of Luftrum, yewbic, greyseraphim, plagasul & children at Te Papa museum by jmfh from The Freesound Project (freesound.org) birds, sea, river, rain, forest, wind recorded on location.
One of 5 videos for the installation, "Kāinga a roto". Info about this is here >