900mm x 250mm
Reflecting back through the materials of the gold mirror proses the viewer re-evaluate what ‘possession’ is as a principle and value system within capitalism and in parallel considerations of belonging to the whenua/land as kaitiakitanga. Using the same Perspex of the Death of prosperity you can take a piece of the work home with you.
Supporting Merchandise for Death of Prosperity Exhibition
Link to Exhibition Info: https://www.artgallery.org.nz/exhibitions/id/1749
About the artist
Born and raised in Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, of Niuean and Pakeha descent Darcell graduated with a Masters in Art and Design from Auckland University of Technology in 2013 and is now based in Tauranga. Her practice explores perceptions of the Pacific body through identification within the social climate of New Zealand and the Pacific. Darcell’s practice is interested in exploring identity in relation to legacy and storytelling, and ideas around how the body operates in social and cultural contexts.
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