Moana Makers Wiki18 Jul, 7.00PM

Moana Makers Wiki: Collaging with Taualofa Totua

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Calling all silly sugas and sweethearts! In this workshop, you will learn how collaging can help you release messy thoughts, draw inspiration from hot girl scholars and moana makers, or just make something pretty for you. Learn the process and how to make use of what you have with your own collage kit curated by Lofa Totua.

To participate in this workshop, fill out this EOI form. We will contact you via phone/email by Thursday, 11th July to let you know the outcome of your EOI.

Moana Makers Wiki

Bought to you by Basement Theatre, ‘Moana Makers Wiki’ is a precious offering for Māori, Pasifika & MVPFAFF+ communities to share space with Māori & Pasifika craft makers, performers and activators for a week of intimate workshops that platforms Indigenous knowledge sharing and creation, community building and unapologetic self-expression. Manifested with intentions of fostering more creative havens for Māori & Pasifika artists and our wider communities, this is a week that we warmly welcome you all to join. Supported by the Waitematā Local Board.

Taualofa Totua (she/they) @lofsgram_

Born in Central Auckland, writer and creative Taualofa (she/they) is a moody shapeshifter, an overwhelmed big sister and a courageous dreamer. The tauiwi storyteller moves between writing and making as a form of service to their communities. Taualofa centres and celebrates the voices of the underserved, building a portfolio through honest reporting, informed story sovereignty and art that privileges joy and healing. A core member of a teine Sāmoa art collective MALAE/CO and co-founder of Filemu Zine, Taualofa has also dabbled in a range of creative pursuits from newsroom reporting to styling and creative direction. Her family are from Afega and Malie in Samoa; and Neiafu and Holonga, in Vava'u Tonga.