MOANA ARTS PROFILE: SOFIA TEKELA-SMITH
Rotuman artist Sofia Tekela Smith uses her knowledge of traditional craft and Polynesian worldview to create jewellery, print and mixed media photography in her exhibitions.
Her upbringing in Rotuma has taught her treasured skills that she applies in a high art context in her works made with mother of pearl, black pearl and pounamu.
#DigitalMoanaArts is a series of Pasifika artists profiles that looks at the exciting work of a multitude of different artists across the Moana.
This series of video pieces creates its own digital tapestry of some of the artistic vision, commentary and creative expression in our region.