Huber travels with a greenstone carver Jeff Mahuika (Kati Mahaki, Poutini Kai Tahu) to the site, between Kā Roimata a Hine Hukatere (Franz Josef Glacier) and Te Moeka o Tuawe (Fox Glacier) at Te Waipounamu (South Island) of New Zealand. On location Mr Mahuika offered a karakia blessing to symbolically un-name the glacier of its association with Agassiz and his racism.
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English title / KARAKIA The Resetting Ceremony
Original title / KARAKIA The Resetting Ceremony
Type / Single channel
Genre / Environmental issues
Country / New Zealand, Finland
Picture ratio / 16:9
Duration / 00:05:20
Language / Maori
Sound format / Stereo
Year / 2015
Credits / Sasha Huber (Author), Max Bellamy (Cinematographer), Petri Saarikko (Cinematographer), Sasha Huber (Director), Tam Webster (Editor), Jeff Mahuika (Script), Sasha Huber (Actor), Jeff Mahuika (Actor), Wellington City Council / - (Funder), Massey University (Te Whare Hera Int. Artist Residency) / - (Funder), AVEK / - (Funder), Tam Webster (Sound Design)