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Sạsi, Pera, Lạgi  

of Ocean, Land and Sky

STORIES, KNOWLEDGE, REFLECTIONS

This Digital Marae is a collaborative living creative work

that uses archival materials, storytelling and creative pracitice as an access point to build  knowledge of ancient Rotuman heritage artforms 

You can explore this space in many ways.. below you can click into three different pathways that enable you to..

 

o Listen and read about our process and knowledge gathered

Hear stories from elders and artists

View our collection of artforms and digital stories

Interact by clicking on the Share with us icons 

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Through creative practice we can create new ceremony that brings to life the knowledge of our temamfua,

honoring their memory, giving value to ancient stories,

reverence, respect for Land, Ocean and Sky

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The key aim of this project has been for us as urban, indigenous artists

to engage with community, with place, with our ocean, land and sky

 in a process of  

gathering, mapping, sharing, reflecting, making meaning and understanding the relationships

between cultural knowledge, peoples and places

and through these connections find the confidence to renew and continue

At different points through the project it has been like a process of weaving an apei, connecting one strand of knowledge, interweaving each sa’aga, each fibre and seeing a pattern emerge...