Léuli Eshraghi

Léuli Māzyār Lunaʻi Eshrāghi (Sāmoan, Persian, German, Chinese ancestries) is an uninvited guest in unceded Kulin Nation territory, and a PhD candidate at Monash University Art Design Architecture (MADA). Hailing from the Sāmoan villages of Āpia, Leulumoega, Siʻumu, and Salelologa, his work centres on ceremonial-political renewal, languages, embodied futures, and diasporic and local indigeneities. He has undertaken residencies at Para Site (Hong Kong), Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity and University of British Columbia – Okanagan (both Canada), and Tautai Pacific Arts Trust (Aotearoa New Zealand).He serves on the board of the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective (Canada), editorial advisory panel for Broadsheet and Pacific Advisory Group for Melbourne Museum (both Australia).