single channel HD video
4 min 19 sec
edition of 5 + 2 AP
Christian Thompson’s work Refuge, 2014 was recorded and produced in Oxford, UK, with an arrangement by James Young formerly of Nico and the Faction.
The video was shot at Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand where Thompson was the Inaugural artist in Residence and Te Whare Hera, International artist Residency. In this work Thompson reinvents and reenergises Bidjara in the form of a modern pop song. This work was included in this the Eighth Asia Pacific Triennial in 2015/16 in Brisbane, Australia.