Born in New Zealand of Samoan heritage, Fuata grew up in Australia. He is a writer and performance maker interested in hybrid and interdisciplinary practice having made solo and collaborative works for theatre, video, media, sound, site specific and gallery environments. Fuata has created and performed short works in Unbecoming (2000 and 2001, co-produced by Performance Space, Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, and PACT Youth Theatre), which won the Mardi Gras Festival Award 2000; and Kiss My Fist (2002). He has worked with performance artists Guillermo Gomez Pena and Victoria Hunt. He is currently working in London.
Fa'anana is a New Zealand-born, Brisbane-based choreographer/dance artist of Samoan heritage. He is co-founder of Polytoxic, an independent Brisbane-based dance company that fuses Polynesian, contemporary and street dance styles. With tongue-in-cheek performances they also aim to transcend dance genre boundaries and debunk orientalist notions of Polynesian culture. Fa'anana has a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre. He works collaboratively with visual and performance artist Luke Roberts, performing at the Museum of Contemporary Art for the 2002 Sydney Biennale and at the Luke Roberts Studios, as well as performing for companies including KITE Theatre and Abigails Entertainment, and Kooemba Jdarra Indigenous performing arts.