Karanga atu, Holding space
New Maori art by two emerging Maori women artists Megan Tamati-Quennell, Ayesha Green and Ana Iti Curator of Modern & Contemporary […]
Ayesha Green (Kāi Tahu, Ngāti Kahungunu) is an artist based in Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland New Zealand. Her practice explores mātauraka māori, nation building and the relationship between the empire and indigeneity. She graduated with a Master of Fine Arts from Elam in 2013 and in 2016 completed a Graduate Diploma in Arts specalising in Museums and Cultural Heritage. In 2020 she received the inaugural Springboard Award through the Arts Foundation and in 2021 was the recipient of the Rydal Art Prize. Green has exhibited throughout New Zealand and has been working with Paemanu, a Ngāi Tahu contemporary visual art collective, since 2018.