vaimea for Lukautim Solwara (2017), an Asia Pacific Triennial of Performing Arts commission with Next Wave. Photo courtesy of Steven Rhall.

vaimea for Lukautim Solwara (2017), an Asia Pacific Triennial of Performing Arts commission with Next Wave. Photo courtesy of Steven Rhall.

Léuli Māzyār Lunaʻi Eshrāghi (Sāmoan, Persian, German, Chinese ancestries) is an uninvited guest in unceded Kulin Nation territory, and a PhD candidate at Monash University Art Design Architecture (MADA). Hailing from the Sāmoan villages of Āpia, Leulumoega, Siʻumu, and Salelologa, his work centres on ceremonial-political renewal, languages, embodied futures, and diasporic and local indigeneities. He has undertaken residencies at Para Site (Hong Kong), Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity and University of British Columbia – Okanagan (both Canada), and Tautai Pacific Arts Trust (Aotearoa New Zealand). He serves on the board of the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective (Canada), editorial advisory panel for Broadsheet and Pacific Advisory Group for Melbourne Museum (both Australia).

Léuli Māzyār Lunaʻi Eshrāghi (d'origine samoane, persane, allemande, chinoise) est résident non-invité du territoire non-cédé de la nation Kulin, et doctorant à la faculté d’art, design et architecture de l’université Monash (MADA). Issu des villages samoans d'Āpia, Leulumoega, Siʻumu, et Salelologa, son travail est axé sur le renouveau cérémonial-politique, les langues, les avenirs incorporés, et les indigénéités locales et diasporiques. Il a poursuivi des résidences artistiques à Para Site (Hong-Kong), au Centre de Banff pour les arts et la créativité et à l’Université de Colombie-Britannique – Okanagan (tous deux au Canada), et à la Fondation Tautai pour les arts océaniens (Aotéaroa-Nouvelle-Zélande). Il est membre du comité de gestion du Collectif des commissaires autochtones (Canada), du comité éditorial de la revue Broadsheet et du groupe de référence océanien du Musée de Melbourne (tous deux en Australie).

talofa(at)leulieshraghi(dot)com

 

CURRENT / EN COURS

14 October-10 December 2017 // Seeing Voices
Monash University Museum of Art exhibition touring to Horsham Regional Art Gallery

 

UPCOMING / À VENIR

30 November 2017-14 January 2018 // Dead Centre
Alcoa Mandurah Art Gallery

27 January-11 March 2018 // Dead Centre
Goldfields Arts Centre

1 March-2 April 2018 // Seeing Voices
Monash University Museum of Art exhibition touring to Mildura Arts Centre

20 April-17 June 2018 // Dead Centre
Geraldton Regional Art Gallery

27 April-17 June 2018 // Seeing Voices
Monash University Museum of Art exhibition touring to Cairns Regional Art Gallery

13 July-16 September 2018 // Seeing Voices
Monash University Museum of Art exhibition touring to Riddoch Art Gallery, Mt Gambier

15 February-7 April 2019 // Seeing Voices
Monash University Museum of Art exhibition touring to Bathurst Regional Gallery

1 May-30 June 2019 // Seeing Voices 
Monash University Museum of Art exhibition touring to Devonport Regional Gallery