I believe that art begins with relationship. My art practice flows from community, engaging themes of identity, belonging, memory, and connection to ancestral homeland through multimedia, textile, and poetic works.
An exhibit and “living handbook” on reconnecting rest and work practices back to the land for our wellbeing; in shared curation at Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum in Long Beach, CA.
Documentary short film exploring Oceanic indigeneity and relationality through practices of ancestral listening. Official selection of Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2022, Pasifika Film Festival 2022 (Australia), and Māoriland Film Festival 2023 (Aotearoa New Zealand).
A tivaevae made in gratitude for the gift of stories shared by our NHPI community during Toe Fo‘i: The Return.