Yumi Blong

HD video with sound 4:26 mins
Collaboration with Edward Hinge, Jeremy Sheehan + Amanda Bishop
Port Vila, Vanuatu
Island Innovation Lab 2014

The work uses as metaphor for the introduced, the Indian Myna bird and contemporary communication systems represented by the tower of Digicel.
Through the use of sandroings, which are used to communicate between the 80 different language groups of Vanuatu, Senior Knowledge holder, Edgar Hinge develops a new motif to describe the Indian Myna in the ni-Vanuatu landscape.  This also becomes metaphor for plastics, in fact for the introduced Western world.