To Go Forward Softly and Very Gently
TBC pending COVID restrictions
What if our Government slowed down and contemplated the severity of its actions? New Wayfinders present an exhibition that investigates gentle resistance and slow governance with new artworks by Yasbelle Kerkow, Vicki Kinai, Florence Tupuola, and Peter Lemalu, all responding to the Samoan concept of Fai fai lemu (Go forward softly and very gently).
Honouring oratory forms of artistic practice, New Wayfinders draw attention to the quiet details we often miss, the softness between bold statements that support structures of knowledge and power. Take a deep breath and move gently. Through a different lens of time and productivity, this multidisciplinary project reminds us of the vital role of artists and orators in building knowledge. It reminds us that artists have great integrity and responsibility in the age of polarised politics. Reclaiming the past and inhabiting the present, To go forward softly and very gently creates a space to listen, meet, weave, and contemplate.
Artists: Florence Folole Tupuola, Peter Lemalu, Vicki Kinai and Yasbelle Kerkow
Producer: Nikki Lam
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