Projects

As a multidisciplinary Pacific Islands artist, my work takes many shapes and mediums. This page is home to my upcoming and most recent projects.

Te ‘Iti Nei Te Marama

Community, Culture, Ancestor Pieces

September 2022 – April 2023
Shared Curation of the “living handbook” at Pacific Island Ethnic Arts Museum in Long Beach, CA.


The Future Behind Us

Film, Identity, Ancestor Pieces

Documentary short film exploring Oceanic indigeneity and relationality through practices of ancestral listening. World premiered at the 2022 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival.


Toe Fo’i: The Return

Textiles, Community, Culture

November 2021 – August 2022
Toe Foʻi: The Return is based on the Samoan saying Toe Foʻi Malaga or simply Toe Foʻi, to journey back, speaking of death as a return home and life as a continuous cycle.

This community exhibit lead by Kiki Rivera for Empowering Pacific Islander Communities, in collaboration with the Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum and 5 Pasifika artists. Follow along on Instagram.


Pasifika Transmissions

Film, Photography, Poetry, Ancestor Pieces

March 2021
A series of photographs, poetry, and a short poetry film produced in conversation with the Masi, who currently rests at the Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum (PIEAM).


Spirit of Tivaevae

Film, Photography

An ongoing project documenting the art of Cook Islands tivaevae quilting through social media and short films. 


YouTube

A collection of vlogs and short films centered around Pacific Island cultures and travel adventures as a Pasifika artist.

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