Nu’a Bön is a Hawai’i-born artist and shaman trained in the USA, South America and China. The generosity of patrons allows him to explore sacred places and sites of human conflict to create and offer Ìcaros (prayer/paintings) in the sumi-e style.
The piece shown depicts souls leaping into the afterlife, leaving only the echo of their voices in Ka’ena, Hawai’i.
Image: Leina a Ka’uhane, 2017. Acrylic ink on linen, 170cm x 254cm.