This site features a curated list of selected works by Hawaii-born and raised New Media Artist, Jen Goya, and examples of student work.

The Pineapple is Not Native to Hawaii

Jennifer Goya
The Pineapple is Not Native to Hawaii, 2009
DVD-ROM

The Pineapple is Not Native to Hawaii is a DVD which examines the role origins play in the legacy of the pineapple. 

A DVD menu displays five”pine” buttons and five “apple” buttons.  The user must choose one “pine” button first before selecting one “apple” button.  A short video will show a pine cone and apple positioned on the screen to form a literal pineapple. Through a variety of different types  pine cones and apples, the user selects unique parings.  

Exhibition

Westside Gallery
New York, NY
2010