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Momoe i manu ae ala atea'e Tasker
Textile wall hanging.
Dimensions 31cm x 54cm
Using your Indigenous language in your practices is activism.
Actively speaking and using your indigenous language whilst living in the country of the imperialist colonizer that denied your ancestors from speaking theirs, takes commitment and deserves respect.
Using the skills you were gifted by your ancestors, is activism.
Actively using the skills or methods of creativity your ancestors practiced, takes commitment and deserves respect.
Maori // Samoan - English
Tui tui - Sew
Tapahia - Cut
Lolomi - Print
Vaitusi - Ink
Lavalava - Clothing
Hand carved from lino blocks & hand and relief pressed onto cotton. Hooks made from i'e lavalava.
These are all hand made pieces. No two prints or pieces are the same.
Momoe is a multifaceted artist of Samoan-Chinese and English cultural heritage. Born in Taitoko/Levin, raised in London, her work reflects her own experiences and investigates the marginalisation of women of colour, feminism, abuse, decolonisation and cultural identity through hand block printing/paint/textiles and live performance as vocalist/shared songwriter in GUTTS (queer sax punx band) and drummer in IMMIGRANTI (qtbipoc punx band). Through creative activism Momoe aims to break silence and strengthen solidarity within overlooked communities.
64 Rosebank Rd
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