Poems and Songs from the Underwater World at Fresh Gallery Otara!

7 05 2011

Today is the last day of Leahna Gill’s short solo exhibition, Illustrations from Poems and Songs from the Underwater World. This is the first exhibition at Fresh Gallery Otara where audiences are encouraged to touch the artwork!


Leahna uses layer upon layer of acrylic paint to form a braille-like surface which is then sealed in acrylic coating. Her works explore ancestral totems, the significance of the ocean and dreamtime; she collaborated with Fijian performance poet, Daren Kamali to create the illustrations for his self-published bilingual poetry book which was launched at Fresh Gallery Otara on Thursday 5 May.


Poems and Songs from the Underwater World features illustrations by Leahna Gill and Munro Te Whata. The book also features a CD of spoken word poetry recorded right here at Otara Music Arts Centre. All this for only $20! Email Daren Kamali directly for a copy!

Advertisements

Actions

Information

One response

18 05 2011
Greg Franco

This is so great! love from Los Angeles!!!!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s




%d bloggers like this: