From the perspective of her Indigenous Fijian and Anglo-Australian heritage, Tawale explored the identity of the individual within collective systems. Works drew on personal experiences of race, class, ethnicity and gender formed from growing up in suburban Australia.
Having exhibited nationally and internationally, including the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art and Para-Site Gallery, Hong Kong. Tawale recieved the 2017 Create NSW Visual Arts Fellowship and the Michela and Adrian Fini Artist Fellowship through the Sheila Foundation. Tawale undertook an Indigenous Visual and Digital residency at the Banff Centre, Canada and an Australia Council residency (London). Tawale is an Associate Lecturer at Sydney College of the Arts, The University of Sydney.