This site features a curated list of selected works by Hawaii-born and raised New Media Artist, Jen Goya / Jennifer Goya-Smith.

Interactive Media

Remember Lehua

Jennifer GoyaRemember Lehua, 2020Website When I was a young child, I fondly remember Kupuna Gora and Kupuna Wong would gather us on the floor in my classroom at Ma’e Ma’e Elementary. We would learn songs and have language and culture lessons every week. I remember listening to the unrequited love story between Pele and ‘Ōhi’a. …

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  • Date
  • February 22, 2019

Silencing Venicia

Jennifer GoyaSilencing Venicia, 2009Interactive Media Silencing Venicia is an interactive video installation that uses oral history documentary that physically separates the worker from the product.  The pineapple (the product) is shown visually by a repetitious loop of pineapples moving across a screen.  Venicia Guiala (the worker), a college educated pineapple plantation worker from the Philippines …

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