Festival of Pacific Arts, Guam 2016

Star weaving in the Guam pavilion. Huge thanks to Lia Barcinas and Jesi Bennett for organising. Photo: Ruth McDougall You guessed it, the Festival of Pacific Arts in Guam was AMAZING! I went there straight after my trip to Hawaii where I spent some time developing some weaving skills and new work. It was an incredible 3 weeks of experiencing the diversity and also the strengths and challenges of our Pacific Island nations. Some people in Hawaii told me that Guam is very similar, but on a smaller scale. It was definitely hot and humid (which I am missing) but Ruth McDougall (Curator, Pacific Art QAGOMA) and I quickly learnt that locals don't do anything during the day and that it's best to ge

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The One Million Stars project acknowledges the traditional owners and continuing custodians of the lands and waters where we weave, live and play. We give our respect to elders past, present and emerging.


THANK YOU to everyone who helped to make the 2018 One Million Stars installation a reality. We did it! And it was BEAUTIFUL & POWERFUL!

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