Otai Girls by Sione Monu (Limited Edition of 10)
Digital Print - Enhanced Matte 210gsm
297mm x 297mm
Otai Girls is the first drop in a series of digital illustrations inspired by Tongan crafts, culture and food. These Otai Girls wear original designs inspired by pieces featured in the recent Artspace Aotearoa exhibition 'Koloa: Fafine, 'A'ati, Mo e Tekinolosia/Women, Art, and Technology'.
Sione Monu is an artist of the Tongan diaspora. He lives between Canberra Australia and Auckland who works across the mediums of photography, moving-image, fashion and adornment, performance and drawing exploring identity, family and pasifika queer experience in the diaspora. Recent exhibitions include: Spheres: An Online Video Project, 2020; Christchurch Art Gallery, Kahoa Kakala, Fresh Gallery Otara and Objectspace, 2017; Statuesque Anarchy, Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington, 2017; Pouliuli, Westspace, Melbourne, 2017; Making Space, Centre of Contemporary Art Toi Moroki, Christchurch, 2017; GG Talk That Talk, Fresh Gallery Ōtara, 2016.
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