Update: 4:07PM ABOUT 20 art pieces were launched at a gallery exhibition in Leuleuvia Island on the weekend.
Called A I Tukuni or "story"
the artists were encouraged to explore
the ancient art of recording history, or telling a story through art .
Speaking at the launch, renowned academic and poet Cresantia Koya said
Fiji needed to recognize the potential economic contribution that the art world
Ms Koya said awareness and education among the wider community was
necessary. She also said local artists also need to articulate their work in global
About 10 artists are showcasing their artwork at the week long exhibition