Latai Taumoepeau (AUSTRALIA/TONGA)

Latai Taumoepeau is a Punake, body-centered performance artist; her story is of her homelands, the Island Kingdom of Tonga and her birthplace, the Eora Nation – Sydney, and everything far and in-between. Latai activates Indigenous philosophies and methodologies; crosspollinating ancient practices of ceremony with her contemporary processes & performance work to re-interpret, re-generate and extend her movement practice and its function in and from Oceania.