I am from Tahiti, French Polynesia in my second year at McGill. I always liked the way colors and lines could intertwine to depict the motion surrounding us. Hence, I wanted to illustrate the Chinese lunar new year by portraying the movement of the water surrounding a swimming Tiger, that reminded me of the waves from the island I come from.
Orientations is a student-run and peer-reviewed journal offering transcultural perspectives on a wide variety of topics related to East Asia, such as language, literature, history, culture, art & cinema, religion and activism.
Land Acknowledgement: Orientations recognizes that McGill University is situated on the unceded territory of the Kanien'keha:ka, and is located on land which has long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst Indigenous peoples, including the Haudenosaunee and Anishinabeg nations. Orientations stands in solidarity with indigenous students here at the university.
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