• C.H.O.L.A.

    Cerisse’s interests are diverse, often contemplating the interconnected mix of architecture, pattern & landscape she also investigates the connectedness through everyday language (polyslang), photography (smart phone) & drawings. During her masters she explored the notion of coded languages used in text messaging and online social networking, in relation to the way in which the English language has been modified and adapted to suit how Pacific Island and Maori Youth communicate using colloquialisms and account. She raises the consciousness around shifts and loss of language; through an examination of a hybrid language Cerisse calls Polyslang.


    Cerisse Palalagi (Ceeroc), Allen Vili (Onesian) and Waiora Palalagi (Hoodsavvy)


    8 May – 20 June


    Fresh Gallery Otara, Auckland

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