Tanu Gago’s portraits are the result of complex staging and direction. The location, participants, props and lighting effects combine to create images that look like stills taken on a film set. Gago initially trained as a filmmaker but began a new media practice to refine his storytelling.
Daniel responds to how New Zealanders and Pacific communities see contemporary Pacific males. It addresses the shades and ambiguities of Pacific masculinity.
- Production date
- digital inkjet print
- 627 x 876 mm
- Credit line
- Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2012
- Accession no
- Other ID
- X2012/11/3 Old Accession Number
- Copying restrictions apply
- New Zealand Art
- Display status
- Not on display
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