The Work of Tuafale Tanoa’i aka Linda T.

Tuafale Tanoa’i, aka Linda.T, is a Samoan-heritage artist based in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. Using video, photography and DJ-ing, her practice documents and shares community stories, generating a living archive. Her kaupapa has been described as one that is based on koha – often made with and gifted back to the communities she engages. She has also worked with various organisations from community to government-lead incentives with a special interest in Pacific women’s health and youth. Linda T received a Masters in Art and Design from AUT after establishing a career in local radio, TV and short film. Linda. T is widely recognised for her contributions to small communities in Aotearoa  through her rigorous and uncompromising chronology as a documenter since the early 1980s.

 

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