Updated: Jul 11, 2021
Feeonaa is a multi-disciplinary artist and a mother of 3 children of Samoan, Swedish, German and English heritage, living at Muriwai Beach, North West of Auckland..
She has a Bachelor of Performing Arts (Pacific) / Diploma in Arts Administration, University of Auckland. Her work has explored indigenous histories and stories, her own identity, wellbeing, and environmental issues through the use of costume, body adornment, dance, poetry, ceremonial activations and more recently moving image.
Fee has been a long-standing member of ‘Pacific Sisters’ a fashion activist art collective of artists, performers, fashion designers, jewellers and musicians established in 1992.
Hear about her amazing multi-disciplinary approach to the arts, her journey from studying the piano at Auckland University through to her 28 year involvement in an art collective and the development of her own art practice.
Makers: Feeonaa Clifton, Ani O'Neill, Suzanne Tamaki, Lisa Reihana
Currently in Auckland Museum, Stories of Auckland Tāmaki Paenga Hira Galleries