Sangeeta Singh

Title: Resilience
Year: 2009
Medium: Acrylic, marker pen on canvas


Inspired by a newly married/migrated Indian woman the artist saw standing at an Otahuhu balcony in full wedding dress, staring out into the distance. The artist evokes a sense of anticipation of better days to come. This reflects the artist’s feelings about the resilience of the people of Fiji during the current political crisis. She believes “we will find our own way” and should be “left alone to sort ourselves out”.


Sangeeta Singh is from Nakelo, Tailevu in Fiji. She is a prose and poetry writer and an amateur photographer. Having trained at the Oceania Centre for Arts, Culture & Pacific Studies in Suva, she uses her art to challenge social constructs such as sexuality, race and gender.


Untitled (2009) // oil on canvas // Private Collection

Sangeeta Singh with an untitled work in progress
September 2008 // Photo by Ema Tavola

4 Women (2008) was first exhibited in VASU: Pacific Women of Power in Suva, Fiji (September 2008)
Private Collection

Sangeeta Singh has a newly updated portfolio of recent works on Flickr, HERE

4 responses

8 10 2009
Donald Ramritu

Would you be interested for an exhibition in Hobart Tasmania Australia

Torika was here last April and may be she would like to come back again.

12 10 2009
Sangeeta Singh

Bula Donald

A Hobart exhibition sounds interesting. Let’s start talking via



8 10 2009

Sangi darling, i so love barbed-up woman: If there was a picture for the phrase stark naked: she is it! not just bringing the female into the political shait we’re immersed in right now but so about sexual minorities’ issues, well that’s how i see her anyway; i will just pretend she’s on her way to the wet southern downs after Fiji Times. Big wow darling and much congratulations. xx

26 05 2015
sangeeta singh

hi geeta,

it’s me ruth ketau from goroka, png. i went through the internet and saw your pictures and they are very nice. i love the indian one.
if you see my post please email me on
cheers, ketau

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