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Benjamin Tavita

Lurnea High School

Artwork title
Displaced
HSC year
2019
ARTEXPRESS year
2020
Expressive form
Collection of works
Artist’s statement

I wanted my body of work to represent my culture so my teacher and I did some research and found out that the island I was from would be wiped out in about 50 years, so I wanted to share it around to let everyone know and to make a change.

Influencing artists:
My teacher and fellow students