Lucas Artists Fellow

  • RESIDENCY DATES : Feb 5th 2018 to Apr 30th 2018
  • PRACTICE : Visual Arts
  • FROM : New Zealand

Born in Tonga and living in New Zealand, performance artist Kalisolaite ‘Uhila draws inspiration from daily routines and everyday actions. Since graduating from AUT with a Bachelor in Visual Arts in 2010, there has been great public and media interest in his performances. Often drawing inspiration from his heritage and environment, ‘Uhila blends his cultural practice and powerful performance together to highlight his own unique perspective of the world in which he lives. The artist is currently studying towards his Masters in Performance and Media Arts at Auckland University of Auckland and has exhibited throughout New Zealand. Read more at tautai.org.