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

Non-Narrative Film

  • Date
  • February 22, 2019

Ordnance Ordinance

Jennifer GoyaOrdnance Ordinance, 2012Single Channel High-Definition Video10 minutes, 10 seconds The US military used Kaho‘olawe as a bombing range for 50 years.  During that time, the island’s caprock was broken; loosing its ability to retain fresh water, making it nearly impossible for native life to thrive.  In one thousands years, the island’s caprock will remain …

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  • Date
  • February 22, 2019

Waikiki Sign

Jennifer GoyaWaikiki Sign, 2011Single-Channel High-Definition Video­­­10 minutes Waikiki Sign, is a pre-visualization of a future art installation as seen in a single-channel video installation.  The proposed art structure will be composed of seven white letters, 40 feet tall and 40 feet wide that spell out “Waikiki” and would be constructed on the makai side of …

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  • Date
  • February 22, 2019

Rapids Merging Flow

Jennifer GoyaRapids Merging Flow, 2005VHS Tape with analog edits2 minutes, 4 seconds Rapids Merging Flow explores the concept of collage by blending extremely close-up images of Kilauea volcano erupting. The video is overlaid with other close-up images of semi-harden lava flowing like water creating a geological metaphor: two types of rapids merging together to create …

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