Tatau in the Pacific
Due to the misuse of Christianity for the process of colonisation , many people believe our people never had tatau or liked tatau. This is our grandmother's grandfather:
" The patterns of the painted markings visible on the hull were made by Tangitoru and are said to duplicate tattooed markings on his own body."
Nov 6th -Nov 19th 2021 Gallery Tavioni
"... The creations are Divinely guided and she uses a number of mediums to create, acrylic paint, pencil, on board and canvas. Her work reflects, spirituality transcends time and space. "
- framed with driftwood
We are at a pivotal time in humanity, a climate crisis, leading to a shift in consciousness. We need to look after mother earth. Our tupuna say no, to the desecration of Tangaroa.