Author
Matariki Williams

Matariki Williams (Tūhoe, Ngāti Hauiti, Taranaki, Ngāti Whakaue) is committed to the centering of Māori perspectives and strengthening the cultural sector from the ground up. Her day job is as Curator Mātauranga Māori at Te Papa and she's also the co-founder of Tusk - Emergent Culture. Most importantly she is mama taniwha to her two haututū kids.

Latest Articles:
All of Our Beginnings: Motherhood in the Exhibition ‘M/other’
Read Time: 15 mins
Matariki Williams explores the diverse experiences...
Art
All of Our Beginnings: Motherhood in the Exhibition ‘M/other’
By Matariki Williams
The Menace of Memory: A Review of Pōhutu
Read Time: 5 mins
Choreographer Bianca Hyslop draws upon the story of...
Theatre
The Menace of Memory: A Review of Pōhutu
By Matariki Williams
Oceania As a Contact Zone, and the Myth of Museum Universalism
Read Time: 16 mins
As the Oceania exhibition closes at the Royal Academy...
Art
Oceania As a Contact Zone, and the Myth of Museum Universalism
By Matariki Williams
The Singing Word: On Shannon Te Ao’s my life as a tunnel
Read Time: 16 mins
Matariki Williams reflects on whakapapa, reo and loss...
Art
The Singing Word: On Shannon Te Ao’s my life as a tunnel
By Matariki Williams
Wānanga kōrero: Our mana is inherent
Read Time: 18 mins
How do we curate ourselves into existence? Mātauranga...
Art
Wānanga kōrero: Our mana is inherent
By Matariki Williams