Artist-in-Residence: Léuli Māzyār Lunaʻi Eshrāghi
Oct 01 – Oct 21, 2017
tagatanu'u: a performance by Léuli Māzyār Lunaʻi Eshrāghi
14 October, 2017
Para Site Education Room
Léuli Māzyār Lunaʻi Eshrāghi is a Sāmoan and Persian artist, curator, writer, Monash University Art Design Architecture (MADA) PhD candidate, and an uninvited guest in unceded Kulin Nation territory. His work centres on indigeneity, language, the body, and queer futures. Across video, photography, painting, and installation, Eshrāghi processes intergenerational trauma, honours diasporic indigeneity, and imagines multilingual, sovereign bodies and relationships to our planet. He is a member of the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective | Collectif des commissaires autochtones board (Canada), Broadsheet's editorial advisory panel (Australia), and Melbourne Museum's Pacific Advisory Group (Australia).
Para Site Art Space is financially supported by the Art Development Matching Grants Pilot Scheme of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
Founded in 1996, Para Site is Hong Kong's leading contemporary art centre and one of the oldest and most active independent art institutions in Asia. It produces exhibitions, publications, discursive, and educational projects aimed at forging a critical understanding of local and international phenomena in art and society.
The content of these activities does not reflect the views of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.