Louie Zalk-Neale (Ngāi Te Rangi, Pākehā) is a is a queer performance artist and costume designer based in Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington.
"My queerness burrows into the ground and trembles up through the leaves. Just like the processes of plants, worms and fungi, everyone goes through transformations. But transformations are more blatant when they don’t align with the majority—and this is where i feel most potent.
An excerpt from a longer work first exhibited at Artspace Aotearoa's New Artists Show in 2020.