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Matariki Fetu'u ~ Ururangi

Sione Monū, Matariki Fetu’u, Ururangi, 2021

Synthetic flowers, glitter card, fibre board, plastic and metallic beads

300 x 500mm (Bead length not included)

Translating to 'the winds of the sky', Ururangi would determine the nature of the winds. A bright star during the rising of Mataringi would indicate pleasant and cooling winds for the year. 

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Sione Monū

Sione Monū is an artist of the Tongan diaspora. They live between Canberra Australia and Auckland who works across the mediums of photography, moving-image, fashion and adornment, performance and drawing exploring identity, family and pasifika queer experience in the diaspora.

Recent exhibitions include: SCAPE Festival Public Art Season 2021; Spheres: An Online Video Project, 2020; Christchurch Art Gallery, Kahoa Kakala, Fresh Gallery Otara and Objectspace, 2017; Statuesque Anarchy, Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington, 2017; Pouliuli, Westspace, Melbourne, 2017; Making Space, Centre of Contemporary Art Toi Moroki, Christchurch, 2017; GG Talk That Talk, Fresh Gallery Ōtara, 2016.

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