Image of AWIS

Stanley Firiam - Awis (A Wish) 2014
Inkjet print, Edition 45
42 x 60 cm

Awis was one of the largest outrigger canoes ever built in Vanuatu. It was carved from a huge tree that washed up on the island of Mataso. In 1974, it was used to ferry Queen Elizabeth II from Her Majesty's Yacht Britannia to the High Commissioner's residence on the island of Iririki in Port Vila.

Inks: Epson Ultrachrome K3
Paper: Hahnemuhle Photo Rag Bright White 310 gsm