5000 Year Old Whisper
- Art Funded
- 250 x 20 cm
- The Whitespace Art Gallery, Auckland
Tangaroa is the god of the sea and the ocean is an important aspect of Pacific culture. They address the concept of guardianship and also the changing context for Polynesian in Western society - literally whited out. Born in New Zealand of Samoan descent, John Ioane has developed an interplay in his work between the spirit of traditional Samoa and the culture of contemporary New Zealand.
The artist; The Whitespace Art Gallery, Auckland.