Natasha Matila-Smith

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).

See more by Natasha Matila-Smith:

Issue34

Times I was particularly undesirable

Issue30

Why Australian institutions need Indigenous gatekeepers

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