Rosell Flatley is a multidisciplinary artist from Sydney, Australia. She is a visual artist, art performer, educator and curator who’s work explores cultural identity, the female form and mental health. Rosell has become well known for her bold and beautiful murals, sharp graphic designs and colourful illustrations. She is a local artist and supporter of unheard voices, particularly amongst creatives battling mental health, sexual identity and cultural diversity and identity. Rosell’s most recent work, a performance piece where she takes on the pseudonym of Indai, a Fillipina woman who is portrayed as a submissive, home-bound, sexual plaything. She interrogates this western stereotyped ideal through hyper sexualised force feeding of the traditional Filipino food “Adobo”. Indai becomes the stereotype, while simultaneously seizing the power of the audience through her interactions.
Rosell is also a founder of New Moon Collective, a community art and engagement collective which is currently running a community engagement program at Thirning Villa, Ashfield.