Honolulu Biennial 2017 artists, listed left to right above - (row 1): Zhan Wang, Eko Nugroho, Choi Jeong Hwa, Sean Connelly; (row 2): Marques Hanalei Marzan, Alexander Lee, Alfredo and Isabel Aquilzan, Kaili Chun; (row 3): Yayoi Kusama, teamLab, Sama Alshaibi, Lisa Reihana
Sisters, Stars and SaVAges A CURIOtorial Acti.VA.tion ExplaNATION with HB19 Artist rosanna Raymond
Wednesday, November 7, 5:30-6:30pm HST
Hawaiʻi State Art Museum (HiSAM) 250 South Hotel St, Second Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813
How can the living performative body expand the concept of the Tā-Vā theory? Historically Samoan cultural understandings of the Tā-Vā have been grounded in relational and social space binding people and things together. Rosanna Raymond’s practice centralizes the body as a site of resistance using the Tā/Vā Theory as a methodology for an embodied art practice.