SHANIE PRASAD, Archi Larki 2, photograph on paper, Digital Image, 39 cm x 69 cm, Edition 2/5, 2019, $180
Within these two works I highlighted thephysical ‘taboos’ of my body that we'reused to critique me and other young,developing Asain and women of colour.Creating positively around body hair,stretch marks, fat, darker skin tones(discolouration), ouder, sexuality etc.Depicting theses normal human featuresin the form of Asain Goddess to emphasisthe beauty within myself and all.
SHANIE PRASAD, FIJI/NEW ZEALAND
Born in Lautoka , Fiji and currently based in South Auckland, New Zealand and studying full time at Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design. She mostly works with mixed mediums and found objects, she finds the way materials feel and testing their limits, strengths and
weaknesses interesting and engaging. Similar to the way she enjoys analyzing human behaviour and understanding peoples nature. Her work is a balance between complex layering, depth, texture and fun, playful colours and comedy. Her key interests can be
found within the services that art provides to our society.