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Touching Earth Series 2 (2003)

Artist: Rusiate Lali

Region: Fiji

Medium/Type: Painting

Size: 51 x 51 cm

Catalogue Number: 8142RL

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From the artist Touching Earth series of works.

In this series of paintings, Touching Earth, we see Rusiate stressing the importance of maintaining a balance with Mother Nature, to respect the earth by walking lightly on it, taking care of it and to be aware of the consequences if not.

He acknowledges the inter-connectedness of all species by giving a human foot to the fish on the upper right of the painting.


Rusiate Lali

Region: Fiji

Stunning Melanesian Aesthetic Energized with Powerful Modernist Expression… Rusiate Lali is a man of his times. Coming from a long lineage of potters, carvers, tapa cloth and fibre artists, Rusiate is one of the most exciting and provocative artists to exhibit at Gallery Gondwana. In 1999 he was named 'Contemporary Fijian Artist of the Year' - his work was a sensuous mix of past and present, myth and reality. With a number of solo and group exhibitions under his belt, and a body of work that continues to grow, evolve and surprise, every new exhibition is eagerly anticipated. His step into the high end fashion world of London in 2016 saw his experimental pieces adorned the catwalk models, then the Spring/Summer fashion show in Alice Springs the same year, saw his paintings transformed into wearable art and fashion. The following year 2017 saw his London Exhibition Climate Change in the Pacific as the opening of the 13th London Pacific Fashion Week…

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