Raymond Sagapolutele – Va Feagaiga.
Raymond Sagapolutele, Va Feagaiga. Giclee matte print laminated and mounted on dibond aluminium, 594x841mm, 2020. Ed /3 + 2 ap
The artists take on the cosmological connection that is wound between his siblings. This ancestor motif combines the artists love of star gazing with his love for his brothers and sisters, the lanu moana or blue of the ocean is now used to represent the dark blue of the vanimonimo (expanse of space). In it float the laume (sea turtles) with the frigate bird motifs on their shells. The Va Feagaiga is the sacred relationship between siblings, more importantly brothers and sisters.