The Samoan-Māori artist Lily Laita does not apply Pacific motifs in an explicit way, but uses strong painterly gestures. By using words – Māori, Samoan and English – she evokes historical connections across the Pacific.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Acrylic on paper by Lily Aitui Laita
Permission of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa must be obtained before any re-use of this image.