SA/MOA (sacred/centre)

Lila Meleisea

SA/MOA (sacred/centre) is a multimedia presentation of new works, developed by Tasmanian Samoan artist Lila Meleisea. Featuring elements of sound, light and long durational live performance, as well as a new major body of visual works exploring ways in which it can be created to offer an experience of meditation, a lullaby, and call to action for the audience/s.


Lead Artist
Lila Meleisea

Takani Clark

Samoan cultural advisor and mentor/performance collaborator
Grace Vanilau

Produced by
Performing Lines TAS

Information for Presenters

SA/MOA (sacred/centre) is in creative development through 2023 and 2024. It will be available for presentation from 2025. The project was seeded through the 2021 Tarraleah Artist Residency.

Sinsa Mansell Producer
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Project Partners & Acknowledgements

Lila Meleisea’s Samoa Project was seeded at the Tarraleah Residency of 2021 and has since been supported by a residency via our partnership with MAC.

Images by Lila Meleisea

In everything we do, we acknowledge that we live on Aboriginal land and constantly learn from the wisdom of First Peoples.

Where we are and the history that precedes us informs how we work and how we move forward.