Tuāfale Tanoa’i aka Linda T

Kaituhi Tūtahi | Contributing Writer
Tuāfale Tanoa’i aka Linda T. is an artist based in Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland and is of Samoan descent. Villages affiliated to are Lufilufi, Sa’asa’ai, Leauva’a. Using video, photography and DJ-ing Tuāfale’s practice aims to document and share community stories, generating a living archive. Her kaupapa has been described as one that is based on koha – often made with and gifted back to the communities she is engaged with. In addition to her solo practice Tuāfale is a member of art collective D.A.N.C.E. art club. With a collaborative curatorial approach, D.A.N.C.E. events incorporate installations, music, performance, and food sharing, reimagining the social dynamic as a creative and transgressive platform.
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