aMBUSH Gallery - Capiche

 
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God's Choice - Certified Organic Blackness

"Mā kaumātua tēnei tūru/Dabedabe sa Maroroi me nodra na Qase/This seat reserved for elders only"

 

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Projection of Black Birds short film - 'Counter Face'

This video work dissects cultural appropration and stereotypes in a pedestrian setting (Grocery store) to reflect our everyday experiences as products of society and the larger more visible Black diasporas'.

 

Artists: Ayeesha Ash & Emele Ugavule, 2016

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Front view of 'Anti-throne' 

Anti-throne is an ode to shared respect. As benches are common meeting places in the Pacific & mats are common sitting places we invite elders only in our Native tongue to sit on the bench. However, because it is a bench it must be shared - in contrast to the point of a throne.