Hugo Michell Gallery welcomes the addition of Zaachariaha Fielding to our represented artists!
Zaachariaha Fielding is a multi-disciplinary artist originally from the Mimili Community in the Aṉangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands, currently working out of the APY Collective on Kaurna land/Adelaide. Having established himself as a critically acclaimed musician, the frontman for duo Electric Fields, Fielding is compelled to create art in whichever form is available to him.
About his work, Fielding shares: “I was raised on desert country in the eastern Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands, and come from a long line of multi-disciplinary artists. I am compelled to make work that honours the visual language of my ancient culture. The iconography reflects the way I live my culture in the present, as a constant feature of my world, and visualises how I interact with the beings that populate the Tjukurpa I’ve inherited.”
Fielding’s work has been recognised in major art awards, most notably as a finalist in the Ramsay Art Prize at Art Gallery of South Australia and the NATSIAAs Awards at Museum and Art Gallery of Northern Territory.
His work is currently held in the collections of the National Gallery of Victoria and Artbank.
We congratulate Zaachariaha on his achievements and look forward to working together in the future!
Portrait of Zaachariaha Fielding, 2021. Photography by Saul Steed