The Veiqia Project is inspired by the traditional practice of Fijian female tattooing and uses exhibitions, research findings and workshops to invite Fijian women to take a journey of artistic and cultural discovery.


Era Yalovata Na Marama

A program for women in Western Sydney of iTaukei heritage using Indigenous Fijian culture to connect the past, present and future with our experiences of Australia, Fiji and beyond.
Era Yalovata Na Marama is presented by The Veiqia Project and Campbelltown Arts Centre. This program is funded by the Australia Council for the Arts and Creative New Zealand.

“I don't want the knowledge of this art [veiqia] lost to us as it's something that defines who we are,
Joana Monolagi

Reawakening in a tattoo; art of old, Fiji Times, 12 March 2017