Story: Experimental film

Alex Monteith, 2.5 kilometre mono action for a mirage, 2006

Much of Alex Monteith’s work has focused on physical activity – farming, surfing and, in this case, motorcycling. Here a motocross rider pulls a wheelie along 2.5 kilometres of beach north of Muriwai. Monteith's gallery-based works are large-scale, often depicting activities that engage with land, sea or air in expansive ways.

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Mark Williams, 'Experimental film - Technology and venues, the 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/45043/alex-monteith-25-kilometre-mono-action-for-a-mirage (accessed 18 September 2019)

Story by Mark Williams, published 22 Oct 2014