Hana Pera Aoake (Ngaati Mahuta, Ngaati Raukawa, Tainui/Waikato) is an artist, writer and editor, currently based in Te wai pounamu on Kaai Tahu land. They hold an MFA (First class) in Fine Arts and are studying at Maumaus escola de artes visuais. In 2014 they co-founded the indigenous collective, Fresh and Fruity and work now as an editor on Tupuranga journal and Kei te pai press.
Reimagining the shape and form of solidarity amidst the uncertainty of Covid-19.
Hana Aoake considers ARIs past and present and imagines what 'community' could look like.
What does a name really hold? Hana Pera Aoake considers Quishile Charan and Salome Ofa Tanuvasa’s recent exhibition at Enjoy Public Art Gallery
iPhone dependencies, ‘self-tracking’ and gender, Hana Pera Aoake thinks through art making in a proto-digital age.