Natasha Matila-Smith is a New Zealand artist and writer. Her practice is concerned with the functionality of art and contemporary indigenous art practices. She completed a Masters in Fine Arts from the University of Auckland in 2014 with particular focus on the socio-political consequences of design.
In 2015, Natasha curated an exhibition in association with Tautai Contemporary Arts Trust titled Pacific Materiality which dealt with the concept of a problematic Pacific aesthetic.
Natasha is a contributor for critical arts websites such as Eyecontact and Hashtag500words and is currently writing for Matters Journal and Cut Thumb (ARI).