‘If, as art history tells us time and again, windows can serve as metaphors for change as motif and subject matter, Kindred is an aspirational vision that strikes at the heart of the current reality in which leitī exist. Beamed across and reverberating throughout the Gallery’s South Atrium is not just an escapist imagining but an expression of hope and courage in the face of homophobia and constant threats of violence and degradation. . .’ — Ane Tonga, Kindred: A Leitī Chronicle Curator.

Read Ane’s complete essay on Kindred and what it means for the Gallery to give artists the freedom to represent themselves below.

A Leitī Chronicle Chapter 1: Kindred
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