Elisabeth Pointon (b. 1992, New Zealand. Lives and works in Wellington, New Zealand) creates text-based works that investigate the ‘communal isolation’ of shared spaces. Using different gestures, ranging from performance to installation, Pointon queries the privilege and positions that languages creates, drawing careful conclusions about power, representation and exclusion. Her recent exhibitions include WHERE TO FROM HERE, Jhana Millers (2020), What Goes Up, City Gallery, Wellington (2019), Better living everyone., Blue Oyster Art Project Space, Ōtepoti (2019); WOULD YOU LOOK AT THAT., Play_Station, Te Whanganui-a-Tara (2019); Special offer., Te Tuhi, Tāmaki Makaurau (2018); A guide to effective implementation of self-service., Masons Screen, Te Whanganui-a-Tara (2018) and Don’t miss out., The Dowse Arts Museum, Awakairangi (2018). She graduated with an MFA from Massey University (Te Whanganui-a-Tara) in 2017.