Painting amid the pain

FRAIL and languishing on a bed in the men’s ward of Nadi Hospital is one of the country’s most established artists. Here, Meli Laddpeter remains hooked up to oxygen tanks, breathing with difficulty but steadfastly hunched over a piece of canvas, determined to produce a work of his own for an art exhibition his contemporaries […]

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