With this body I remember, with this body I re-wild
12.9. – 17.9.
Latai Taumoepeau, the ANTI Festival Prize for Live Art winner 2022, presents a work that illuminates the impact of climate change on vulnerable low lying island and coastal communities.
With this body I remember, with this body I re-wild is a site specific participatory ritual and panel discussion by Latai Taumoepeau and international working group. The work illuminates the impact of climate change on vulnerable low lying island and coastal communities.
As an artist from the Pacific Island Kingdom of Tonga residing in Gadigal land Sydney Australia, Latai Taumoepeau is interested in bringing an Oceanic perspective from the Moana (Great Ocean). She will co-create the work with, among others, artist and fellow climate emergency and crip advocate Hanna Cormick who has Finnish and Sami heritage. The work is produced by Intimate Spectacle with ANTI Festival.
As diaspora living and working on unceded lands of the oldest continuing culture on the continent of Australia; the artists are working with their indigenous concepts of connecting to ancestral lands or as it is spoken there “connecting with Country”.
Latai Taumoepeau is the 2022 winner of ANTI Festival International Prize for Live Art. The prize and the performance at ANTI Festival are funded by the Saastamoinen Foundation.