Léuli_Eshraghi (2014) by Lisa WhiteLéuli Eshraghi is a Sāmoan and Persian artist, curator and PhD candidate at Monash University Art Design + Architecture (MADA) whose work centres on indigeneity, language, the body, and queer futures. Eshraghi holds qualifications in Cultural Studies and Indigenous Arts Management. He is part of duo Orangias+Eshraghi, and board member of the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective/Collectif des commissaires autochtones and Pacific Islander Reference Group to Melbourne Museum. Highlight exhibitions include The Bill: For Collective Unconscious at Artspace NZ, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, Future Archaeology at 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Warrang Sydney. Eshraghi has undertaken residencies at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity and the Tautai Pacific Arts Trust in Aotearoa, New Zealand. Recent curatorial projects include Ua numi le fau at Gertrude Contemporary, developed through the Emerging Curators’ Program for Next Wave Festival 2016, Vai Niu Wai Niu Coconut Water at Kabul-dja Caboolture Regional Art Gallery, and So Fukin Native at Blak Dot Gallery.