Talofa lava! Introducing the Moana Waiwai, Moana Pāti artist,
Born in Aotearoa and of Samoan and European descent, Salvador Brown is a multidisciplinary artist based in Tāmaki Makaurau. Through his upbringing and his exposure to artmaking in all its forms, Salvador has a broad experience and knowledge of many art traditions, which include taonga pūoro, photography and videography, and most recently, sound work. His formative experiences have also been shaped via his participation with various movements including the Pacific Sisters and SaVĀge K’lub.
Career highlights include activations with the SaVĀge K’lub in London and as part of the 8th Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, QAGOMA, Brisbane (2015); workshop leader at Volkenkunde Museum Netherlands Maori Week with his London whanau Te Kohanga Reo o Rānana (2018); and Acti.VA.tor for In*ter*is*land Collective for the Oceania exhibition at the Musée du Quai Branly, Paris (2019).
Moana Waiwai, Moana Pāti opens at Tautai Gallery
Friday 11 June!
Moana Waiwai, Moana Pāti runs from 12 June – 25 September at Tautai Gallery
Gallery Hours: 10am – 4pm (Tues – Fri)
11am – 4pm (Saturday)