Léuli Eshrāghi — Indigenous diaspora + language monuments in the Great Ocean
Indigenous Futures Cluster Presents
“Indigenous diaspora + language monuments in the Great Ocean”
Artist + Curator
Horizon/Indigenous Futures Postdoctoral Fellow Léuli Eshrāghi will discuss Indigenous diaspora and language monuments through recent major curatorial and artistic works from around the Great Ocean. Léuli Eshrāghi is a multilingual Australian artist, curator and writer from Sāmoan, Persian, Chinese and other ancestries. Léuli completed a PhD in Curatorial Practice at Monash University in 2018. He holds qualifications in Indigenous arts management, francophone Great Ocean literature, Indigenous studies and comparative cultural studies. Léuli creates performances, installations, writing and curatorial projects centered on the body, ceremony, language renewal and hopeful futures. He exhibits and publishes regularly and serves on the board of Indigenous arts advocacy organization, Aboriginal Curatorial Collective | Collectif des commissaires autochtones (Canada), on the advisory boards of PHOTO2020 photography biennial (Australia) and of Melbourne Museum’s Pacific Gallery Redevelopment (Australia).
12 April 2019
Produced by the Initiative for Indigenous Futures in collaboration with the Aboriginal Territories in Cyberspace (AbTeC) research network. http://indigenousfutures.net/.