Ethan-James Kotiau ININGAI ICONOGRAPHY (video) interview with Nell Schofield

Drawing on cultural knowledge passed down to him from his community Ethan-James began painting, dedicated to forging a style unique to his country and people. In his work he thoughtfully uses traditional elements in a contemporary way, to provoke nostalgia and optimism. Ethan’s paintings express storytelling with precision and fervour to gracefully frame the landscape of his country Iningai. Interviewed by Nell Schofield