Light box - Toa
Ellis Aranga has worked with ATARAU Lighting to create a limited series of Tonga - Te Kuha. Ellis is a ta moko artist working from a respected studio in Auckland City.
'This design represents the ancestral strength and courage that each of us possess, regardless of where we are from. It serves as a reminder that no matter what we experience or encounter, we are living our ancestor's wildest dreams. To a embodies the strength, courage and resilience that is achieved in unity. Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi, engari he toa takitini'' Atarau Lighting
Laser cut vinyl adhesive
770mm (Length) x 255mm (Width) x 105mm (Depth)
Weight - 3.5kg
Each light box has been lined with LED strip lights and a power source which has a two metre power cord coming out the back of the box. The frame is made of an 18mm ply. The design itself has been vectorised and laser cut into a vinyl adhesive and applied to a 3mm acrylic screen.